Ms Marianna Furtado de Mendonça

Marianna Furtado de Mendonça


Intellectual Property

Growing e-commerce market entails increased brand protection measures
Brazil | 15 February 2021

According to the latest Webshoppers report, Brazilian e-commerce grew by 47% in the first half of 2020, the highest recorded increase in the past 20 years. There is therefore an increased need to protect trademarks in the digital environment. Engaging online brand protection services can be an effective method of mitigating all forms of trademark abuse online, enabling owners to consistently enforce their brand rights.

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

Comparative advertising and its limits
Brazil | 05 February 2021

In an increasingly hostile market, companies have taken an innovative approach to advertising, seeking to ensure consumer loyalty. This has included comparing their products and services with those of competitors in an attempt to convince consumers that theirs are the best. However, is this type of advertising, which is (in theory) harmful to competitors whose products and services are shown as being inferior, allowed?