Cristina was recognized as a notable practitioner in the 2017, 2018, and 2019 editions of Chambers & Partners' Chambers Latin America.
Cristina Pinheiro Palmer
+55 (21) 2262-0279, ext. 27
After obtaining an LL.M. in Patents and Intellectual Property Law from The George Washington University Law School in 1992, Cristina became a member of the New York Bar in 1994 and practiced IP law in the U.S. for a total of 8 years. Returning to Brazil in 2000, she worked for a top-tier IP boutique before co-founding Pinheiro Palmer Advogados with her husband Walter in 2005.
In the 2018 edition of World Trademark Review's WTR 1000, Cristina was recognized as "'A very dedicated, hardworking attorney [who] knows what her clients want and gets straight to the heart of the matter.'"
Cristina obtained EXIN's Privacy and Data Protection Foundation Certification in the GDPR in September 2019.
Enzo Apa & Son, Inc. v. Geapag A.G., 134 F.3d 1090, 45 U.S.P.Q.2d 1368 (Fed. Cir. 1998)
Turner Greenberg Associates Inc. v. C&C Imports Inc., 71 USPQ2d. 1888 (S.D. Fla. 2004)
Portuguese and English
1989 Bachelors in Law, cum laude - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
1992 LL.M. in Patents and Intellectual Property Law - The George Washington University Law School