Newsletter Edition 31 - December 2021


TJ-RJ approves the creation of corporate chambers

The Rio de Janeiro State Court of Appeals (TJ-RJ) approved, by a majority, on December 3rd, the creation of chambers specialized in Corporate Law.  The initiative, within the scope of the TJ-RJ, including matters of Intellectual Property, is an old ABPI request. In April of this year, the president of the association, Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta, discussed the matter with the president of the TJ-RJ, Judge Henrique Figueira, and the head of the 17th Civil Chamber of the TJ-RJ, Judge Elton Martinez Carvalho Leme, with the participation by Felipe Dannemann Lundgren, president of the Industrial Property Commission of the OAB-RJ.

The number of specialized chambers, already existing in other courts, will be defined later. “I would like to say how excited I am at seeing this plenary full, after so long, with countless colleagues. It is a joy to see them again in person. The Court is celebrating today”, said the president of the TJ-RJ. “It is with great satisfaction that we receive the news of the creation of the corporate chambers, which will make more technical decisions possible and, therefore, provide greater legal certainty in matters of intellectual property”, said Montaury Pimenta.