Barbara Angela Leitao

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Barbara Angela Leitao
Di Blasi & Parents Asociados


Barbara Leitao joined Di Blasi’s trademark team in 2011 as an intern, before undertaking further study and working at other law firms. She rejoined the Brazil-based firm in 2017, focusing her practice on litigation matters involving the fashion, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries, as well as complex licensing matters and regulatory affairs. Leitao is currently on academic leave from the office after being awarded a full tuition scholarship to pursue an LLM degree at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. She is an active member of the IP Steering Committee at the DC Bar (where she co-chairs the international IP subcommittee) and works as a policy and advocacy intern at the American Intellectual Property Law Association. Her clients include brands such as Coca-Cola and medical equipment company ResMed. Leitao has written several articles on issues such as the use of medicinal cannabis, and has participated in events as a speaker (mostly related to fashion law).