Gustavo de Freitas Morais is praised by clients for his "sense of priority, commitment and agility." Peers describe him as "a professional that stands out" in the field and "understands his clients well." Interviewees go on to characterise him as "a very good and technical lawyer, particularly in patents." (Chambers Latin America 2017, Intellectual Property)
Gustavo de Freitas Morais is the key client contact at the firm. (Chambers Latin America 2017, Life Science)
According to clients, Gustavo de Freitas Morais is "very supportive, well-connected and interested in helping us as a client." He is valued for his expert management of sector-related cross-border disputes, patent negotiations and technology transfers. (Chambers Global 2016)
Gustavo de Freitas Morais is praised by interviewees for his cross-border experience in litigation, patent negotiations and technology transfers. (Chambers Latin America 2016)
Gustavo de Freitas Morais is praised by interviewees for his cross-border experience in litigation, patent negotiations and technology transfers. (Chambers Latin America 2015)
Gustavo de Freitas Morais stands out for his expertise in patent litigation, with clients highlighting his experience and technical background. (Chambers Latin America 2013)
Gustavo de Freitas Morais is renowned for his in-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry. He gained overseas exposure studying in the USA. (Chambers Latin America 2012)
Partner of Dannemann Siemsen since 1999 and Executive Committee Member of the Law Firm Danneman Siemsen Advogados and of the industrial property firm Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira, Gustavo de Freitas Morais is an engineer and attorney at law licensed in Brazil, with specialization in Intellectual Property at the Franklin Pierce Law Center, U.S.
He is a Law Lecturer for the Lato Sensu Post-Graduation Course of Law at the Escola de Direito de São Paulo (GV Law) – Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) and visiting professor at the Escola Superior de Advocacia (ESA) / OAB-SP on Intellectual Property.
Gustavo is experienced in Litigation, Licensing, Regulatory and IP Prosecution in various areas but with an emphasis in the Life Sciences and Telecommunications areas.
He has a diverse practice and represents a large number of companies based in Brazil and abroad.
Gustavo is a frequent speaker in various international events and he is the co-author of the books:
– Segredo Industrial versus Lei de Acesso à Informação: uma Contradição? (Trade Secret versus Law on Access to Public Information: a Contradiction?) (2014)
– Intellectual Property and the Internet: a Global Guide to Protecting Intellectual Property Online (2014)
– ANDA Litigation: Strategies and Tactics for Pharmaceutical Patent Litigators – chapter 18 – Pharmaceutical Regulation and Litigation in Foreign Countries (2012)
Recently, in Brazil, Gustavo Morais acted in the successful defense of a patent belonging to pharmaceutical company with international scope in research, in an emblematic case, since patents corresponding to that were declared null abroad. Also in the patent area, Morais won positive results in seizures of patented products, in the Brazilian Customs.
Awards and Recognition
– Chambers and Partners Global and Latin America (2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017)
– Latin American Corporate Counsel Association – LACCA (2014 | 2016)
– ILO Client Choice Awards 2011
– Latin Lawyer (2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2013)
– One of the Most Admired IP Lawyer in Brazil since 2006 (Análise Editorial)
Law Professor for the Lato Sensu Post-Graduation Course of Law Escola de Direito de São Paulo (GVlaw) da Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV)
Specialization at the Franklin Pierce Law Center Franklin Pierce Law Center (USA)
Law degree Faculdades Metropolitanas
Electronic Engineering degree Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
Inglês, Português, Espanhol