Rafael Rocha

Rafael has been working with Intellectual Property since 2005 and is currently leading the trademark litigation and Brand Protection teams of Daniel Law. He is a specialist in civil litigation with LL.M. degree on litigation and has solid experience in a wide range of complex disputes copyright and IP rights (including unfair competition cases), as well as in the development and enforcement of strategies for protection and enforcement of these rights, with special focus on quickly securing results (often preliminary injunctions) with the most suitable strategy for each business need and to overturn at courts decisions from the Brazilian trademark office. During the last 5 years, Rafael also leaded the development and execution of a disruptive anticounterfeiting program to map the supply chains of counterfeiters and promote massive raids nationwide to break these comercial routes, resulting in millions of seized products for Daniel’s clients and dozens of millions in losses for counterfeit annually

Practice Areas
Anti-counterfeiting and Border Protection Measures
Trade Secrets and Confidential Information
Unfair Competition


Postgraduate Degree lato sensu (specialization in civil litigation) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro – PUC/RJ in 2011;
Bachelor of Law (LL.B) from the Rio de Janeiro State Federal University (UNIRIO) in 2008, with the dissertation “A Tutela Inibitória na Propriedade Industrial” (“The inhibitory claim for industrial property rights”).

Affiliations, Commissions and Collegiate

Member of the Brazilian Bar Association, registered in the States of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.


Portuguese and English.