“Manzueto's skill in portfolio management can be attributed to her strategic mindset and deep knowledge of the law, acquired over 20 years.“

World Trademark Review 1000 (2023)


Cristiane Manzueto is a partner in the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo offices of Mayer Brown in association with Tauil & Chequer. With over 20 years of experience, she handles the full spectrum of Intellectual Property and Data Protection work.

Her practice includes developing IP strategy, management of IP assets and transactions involving intellectual property, including trademarks, patents (mainly in oil & gas), trade secrets, copyright, software, industrial designs, domain names and trade dress.

Cristiane handles anticounterfeiting matters and judicial lawsuits in both State and Federal Courts.

On the IP transactions side, Cristiane’s experience includes Technology Transfer, Software, Copyrights, & Franchising Agreements.

On the Data Protection field, Cristiane has been counseling clients in Brazil and other jurisdictions in Latin America. Her experience includes complete projects for compliance with the data protection legislation, the development of strategies to manage legal risks and to shape LATAM frameworks. She also assists clients on diagnostic reports, preparing and reviewing documents (contracts, policies, corporate rules, global corporate standards, codes of ethics), conducts privacy, data protection and cybersecurity training, among other activities related to Privacy and Data Protection.

Cristiane has strong experience advising on privacy and cybersecurity primarily focused on infrastructure, energy, manufacturing and financial industries.

She frequently assists Clients in complex transactions involving privacy and the acquisition and divestiture of IP portfolios.

Cristiane is recommended in publications such as Análise Advocacia Mulher (Woman's Ranking) in the Digital segment and in WTR (World Trademark Review) ed. 2023 as “Bronze Expert”.

Cristiane frequently gives lectures on IP and Data Privacy topics.

Prior to joining the firm, Cristiane has worked at prominent IP firms in Brazil and the UK.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish


Data Privacy Brasil, Specialization in Privacy and Data Protection: Theory and Practice

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Postgraduate in Entertainment Law

WIPO INPI, Training to act as mediator in conflicts involving trademarks

Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office Academy, Master Degree Intellectual Property and Innovation

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP, Post Graduate Intellectual Property Law

Associação Brasileira de Propriedade Intelectual, Rio de Janeiro, Specialization in Trademarks

Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC/SP, Bachelor’s Degree in Law


  • Brazil


  • Invited Professor, Trademark Search, IBMEC- 2016
  • Invited Professor, Trademarks, ABAPI - 2015
  • ABPI – Brazilian Intellectual Property Association – Member
  • INTA – International Trademark Association – Member
  • AIPPI - The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property – Member
  • Cristiane Manzueto is ranked at WTR 1000 ed., 2020 as “Recommended Expert”.
  • Cristiane Manzueto is ranked at WTR 1000 ed., 2023 as “Bronze Expert”.

World Trademark Review 1000

Ranked in the WTR 1000 ed. 2020
Ranked in the WTR 1000 ed. 2021
Ranked in the WTR 1000 ed. 2022

Análise Advocacia Mulher

Expertise: Digital ed. 2021
Expertise: Digital ed. 2022