Viviane Kunisawa

Lawyer highly proficient in the field of Regulatory Law for Life Sciences, including Agribusiness, and in matters related to access to genetic resources. With substantial experience in strategic litigation, consulting, and advocacy initiatives, Viviane holds extensive expertise in patent enforcement projects and combating unfair competition, leveraging her knowledge in regulatory law to advocate for clients' interests. With a Ph.D. title from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, she conducted research on the implementation of the TRIPs Agreement in Brazil for the pharmaceutical industry as a fellow of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, also having served as a visiting researcher at the Institute of Intellectual Property (Chizaiken) in Tokyo.

Practice Areas
Life Sciences;


Ph.D. in Law – Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich;
LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law – Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC);
Law degree – UERJ.

Affiliations, Commissions and Collegiate

Member of the Intellectual Property Brazilian Association (ABPI);
Member of the MIPLC Alumni Network;
Member of the Brazilian Bar Association, registered in the State of Rio de Janeiro.


Portuguese, English, German and French.