Carmagnani

Areas of practice

Corporate Consulting

• Preparation of legal opinions and advices related to the civil liability of legal entities, partners, directors, and material and moral damages;

• Preparation of legal opinions and advices related to civil contract obligations and extraordinary obligations, such as loan for use, mutual contracts, deposit, tenure, insurance, bond, property, possession, guarantees and real rights, mortgage, commercial lien, commercial representation and franchising;

• Preparation of legal opinions and advices related to property and possession right issues;

• Extrajudicial negotiation of debts and re-negotiations preceding the filing of judicial action such as enforcement actions, monitory and collection actions;

• Extrajudicial and judicial notices;

• Assistance and consulting on security bonds (checks, promissory notes, trade notes and bills of exchange);

• Structuring and training of law departments.

Contracts

• Extrajudicial negotiation of contracts;

• Assistance in international commercial relations;

• Preparation and analysis of contracts, including or not intellectual property, among which: representation, distribution, mutual contracts, partnerships, know-how and technology transfer, Internet and electronic commerce, Trademark Use License or Assignment agreements, Patent Exploration License or Assignment agreements, Copyright Use License or Assignment and Franchising;

• Monitoring and advisory to clients negotiating agreements including intellectual property;

• Strategic planning of agreements considering the feasibility of their registration before the Instituto da Propriedade Industrial (INPI), aiming to enable the payment of royalties in Brazil or abroad;

• Registration of agreements involving industrial property before the Instituto da Propriedade Industrial (INPI).

Trademarks

• Trademark previous searching;

• Protection of Corporate Name;

• Joint-Venture;

• Assistance in trademark planning (investment), including the measures required for the effective and efficient protection of the portfolio;

• Pledge and monitoring of Trademark Registration Applications before the Instituto da Propriedade Industrial (INPI);

• Inclusion in the control and monitoring of trademark procedures (applications or registrations) being considered at the Instituto da Propriedade Industrial (INPI);

• General practice in the administrative litigation at the Instituto da Propriedade Industrial (INPI), in processes of clients and third parties;

• Surveillance services of trademarks pledged by third parties which may conflict with trademarks of the client;

• Extrajudicial assistance pursuant to trademarks, such as preparation of notices, counter-notices, negotiation of agreements, among others.

Patent and industrial design

• Search in local and international databases, including legal and technical counseling on the possibility of protecting creations through patent;

• Preparation, pledge and monitoring of Patent Applications before the Instituto da Propriedade Industrial (INPI) (using the international PCT pledge system);

• Inclusion in the control and monitoring of patents being considered or current at the Instituto da Propriedade Industrial (INPI);

• Assistance in the industrial design protection, including pledge and monitoring of the respective registration applications;

• General activity in the administrative litigation at the Instituto da Propriedade Industrial (INPI), in processes of clients and third parties;

• Extrajudicial assistance pursuant to patents and industrial design, such as the preparation of notices, counter-notices, negotiation of agreements, among others.

Coryright

• Preparation of legal opinions concerning copyrights, including the possibility and convenience of their protection;

• Preparation of legal opinions concerning software, including its registration at the Instituto da Propriedade Industrial (INPI);

• Extrajudicial assistance pursuant to copyrights and software, such as the preparation of notices, counter-notices, negotiation of agreements, among others.

Domain names and e-commerce

• Advice in issues related to the Internet, especially regarding domain name questions;

• Preparation and analysis of electronic contracts.

Real Estate

• Analysis of documents, preparation, revision and participation on deeds and agreements concerning the purchase and sale of urban and rural properties, jointly-owned properties and property developments;

• Analysis of documents, preparation, revision and participation on lease agreements;

• Judicial and extra-judicial measures for area amendments and developments;

• Real estate incorporations, including preparation of descriptive technical data report, conventions and structuring of all necessary documents to register the development;

• Procedures in all Real Estate Registry Offices and other public registers, including recordals, transcriptions, amendments and regularization of real estate documents.

Litigation audit

• Survey of all judicial cases related to a determined entity, including the preparation of legal opinions about the risks involved, suggestion of lawsuit strategies and recommendations of procedures aiming to reduce and manage risks; 

• Due diligence.

Pre-litigation consulting

• Previous analysis of matters which may be object of litigation, including the preparation of legal opinions aiming at determining the applicable thesis, suggestion of lawsuit strategy suitable to the interests of the client and guidelines for risk prevention.

Civil litigation

• Filing or defense of lawsuits in all fields of Civil and Family Law, acting in all legal levels and interposing appeals in all legal and administrative courts;

• Participation in meetings.

Corporate and business ligitation

• Filing or defense of lawsuits including corporate disputes, partial or total, judicial and extrajudicial dissolutions, judicial liquidations, exclusion of partners, etc. acting in all levels and interposing appeals in all legal courts.

Intellectual property litigation

• Filing or defense of lawsuits relating to any issues relating to civil intellectual property law, including search and seizures, cessation of use, annulment of trademark registrations, patents, corporate names and other measures regarding counterfeiting, acting in all levels and interposing appeals in all legal and administrative courts.

Arbitration

• Filing or defense of arbitration procedures in in all fields of the Law.