Attorney-at-Law, specialized in Intellectual Property Law. José Carlos Vaz e Dias’ practice areas include the protection and enforcement of trademarks, software, copyright, as well as the guarantee of trade secrets, competitive and consumer rights as well as the repression of unfair competition. His activities encompass client’s counseling and the elaboration of business plans, protection and enforcement of the company’s intellectual assets, such as marks or trade-dress, copyrights, softwares and trade secrets. The legal counseling is also intended to guarantee the rights of the personality and the prosecution of image and name rights violations. He also provides the clients with legal assistance in regard to the exploitation of intellectual property rights, which includes drafting of technology transfer contracts, licensing agreements and commercial contracts, merchandising contracts, franchising contracts and distribution contracts. The legal assistance also includes the provision of legal opinion on the most different topics related to contracts, such as tax counseling and competition law.
University of Kent at Canterbury, Doctorate (PhD) in Industrial Property Rights and Foreign Investments, England.
University of Kent at Canterbury, LLM in International Trade with emphasis on intellectual property rights, England.
Universidade de Brasília (UnB), School of Law, Brazil.