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Fernanda Quental

is a partner in the trademark contentious department at Daniel Law firm in Brazil. Since 2009, she has specialized in intellectual property protection and registration of trademarks and patents, software and copyright, as well as administrative procedures involving infringement of intellectual property rights and due diligence. She also has experience in technology transfer and licensing contracts and administrative processes for registration of contracts before the Brazilian PTO.

For more information or to contact Fernanda, please visit her Firm Profile Page.

Recent Articles by Fernanda Quental

Recent Insights into Cannabis-Related IP Rights in Brazil

The authorization of consumption of Cannabis derivative products in several countries has led to the rapid development of a robust industry around such products. However, Brazilian legislation is still conservative concerning the sale, production, and use of cannabis derivative products, all of which are currently prevented by Brazilian law and defined as both civil and criminal offenses. But despite Brazil’s restrictive position concerning the permission of production and selling of cannabis-related products, the country is now taking baby steps towards the legalization of some aspects of the use and sale of cannabis products, putting the country at the center of discussions around this topic.