Rodrigo Leal is an associate in the Rio de Janeiro office of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown, and is a member of the Intellectual Property practice, involving management of trademark portfolios, strategy consulting, providing legal assistance and counseling on administrative and judicial cases with emphasis on trademarks, copyrights, trade dress, trade secrets, advertising and consumer rights, domain names disputes, Intellectual Property agreements, franchising, competition law and Data Protection.

Rodrigo has great experience in negotiating and executing agreements involving Intellectual Property and also the entertainment market, regarding especially copyrights, concerts and trademarks, with several different national and international entities. Rodrigo worked at Globo Group counselling in several productions of both musical and audiovisual contents, as well in various operations of acquisition and transferring of Globo’s intellectual properties. He participated actively in Globo’s compliance project regarding the Data Protection legal and regulatory standards, both from Europe and Brazil.

Prior to joining Tauil & Chequer Advogados, Rodrigo worked as an in house attorney at Globo Comunicação and Participações S.A. (Globo Group), from 2013 to 2019. He was a clerk at the office Sylvio Manhães Barreto, from 2010 to 2011, at the Brazil Federal Prosecutor during 2011, at the office Bocater, Camargo, Costa & Silva, Rodrigues Advogados, also in 2011, and at Globo Comunicação e Participações S.A. from 2012 to 2013.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Curso de Direitos e Novas Tecnologias

Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade ITS, Curso sobre Blockchain e Seus Aspectos Jurídicos

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Pós-Graduação em Direito da Propriedade Intelectual

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Especialização em Direito do Entretenimento

Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Especialização em Gestão de Contratos

Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Bacharel em Direito

Escola Superior de Advocacia ESA, Curso de Direito do Entretenimento

Escola Superior de Advocacia ESA, Curso de Contratos


  • Brazil