Professional Experience

Bernardo Paiva joined the Firm in 2014. He integrates the Dispute Resolution practice group, with focus on civil and commercial litigation, and also provides consulting in contractual matters and in pre-litigation issues. Bernardo has a wide breadth of experience in lawsuits involving environmental issues, entertainment, and consumer cases. He works in intellectual property cases, with experience in copyrights, unfair competition issues, trademark and patent violation. His experience includes cases grounded in civil liability and in breach of contracts. Bernardo has experience in mediation.

Academic Background

He graduated from Universidade Estácio de Sá – RJ with a degree in law and from PUC-Rio with Graduate studies in Civil Procedure.

Representative matters and clients

– Represented a consulting company in the outsourcing field in a lawsuit involving alleged violation of know-how, unfair competition and violation of contractual obligations.

–  Represented companies in the oil and gas and automotive fields in litigations involving environmental damages, in individual and collective claims.

–  Represented companies in the construction area in lawsuits involving breach of contract.

–  Represented Oil and Gas Company in arbitration proceedings.

–  Represented a company in the shipping and logistic area in litigations involving trademark violation.

–  Represented a company of the entertainment field in litigations involving payment of author’s rights.

–  Assisted several clients in different segments in drafting and negotiating different types of agreements, such as agency/distribution agreements, purchase and sale agreements, assignment of rights agreements, license, franchising and copyright contracts, among others.


English and Portuguese.

Trench Rossi Watanabe
São Paulo
Rua Arq. Olavo Redig de Campos, 105
31º andar - Edifício EZ Towers
Torre A | O4711-904
São Paulo - SP - Brasil

Rio de Janeiro
Rua Lauro Muller, 116 - Conj. 2802
Ed. Rio Sul Center | 22290-906
Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brasil

Saf/s Quadra 02 - Lote 04 - Sala 203
Ed. Comercial Via Esplanada | 70070-600
Brasília - Distrito Federal - Brasil

Porto alegre
Av. Soledade, 550
Cj. 403 e 404 | 90470-340
Porto Alegre - RS - Brasil

Ícone do Instagram
Ícone do Podcast
Ícone do Facebook
Ícone do YouTube
Ícone do Linkedin