Mr Luis Bernardo Coelho Cascão

Luis Bernardo Coelho Cascão


Competition & Antitrust

Reshuffled CADE adopts new approach for IP cases
Brazil | 29 November 2018

In recent years, Brazil's antitrust authority – the Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE) – has undergone a reshuffling in terms of the composition of both the Administrative Tribunal (comprising commissioners) and the General Superintendence. Among the issues that have come before the reshuffled CADE, two investigations are particularly notable because they reveal a new trend in its approach to IP rights.