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Graduate in Law from Estácio de Sá University of Rio de Janeiro, with a post-graduation in Administrative Law from the Catholic Pontifical University of Rio de Janeiro – PUC/RJ.


General Course in Intellectual Property (DL101PBR) – WIPO

Legal Portuguese Course - Brazil Bar Association/DF

Course in Drafting a Patent Application (DL-320P BR) - WIPO

Advanced Patent Course (DL-301P BR) – WIPO


Featured in IAM Patent 1000 (2020-2022-2023-2024).


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Rafaela Mattos joined H&A in 2016 as a lawyer.

Previously, she has worked as a lawyer in Administrative and Regulatory Law in well-known Brazilian law firms, with legal consultancy, prosecution and defense of legal actions of administrative and regulatory content, including the Industrial Property Law, patent investigation and procedural analysis of applications.

As an IP lawyer, she has expertise in activities related  to patents administrative prosecution, with the analysis, preparation and response of technical examination requests at the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office, adapting the set of claims in accordance with the requirements of Brazilian practice and analysis of prohibited matters as determined by the Brazilian IP Law.

She also carries out prior consultations and clarifications of IP, as well as analysis of the possibilities of requests for accelerated procedures and divisional applications and requested amendments.

«The persistence is the path of success.»

Rafaela Mattos / News