Walter was recognized as a notable practitioner in Intellectual Property law in the 2015 through 2019 editions of Chambers & Partners Chambers Latin America.
Walter W. Palmer
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A member of the Florida Bar since 1995, Walter practiced as a civil litigator in federal and state courts in the U.S. for five years before moving to Brazil in August 2000 to work for a top-tier IP boutique. After becoming a member of the Brazilian Bar (Rio de Janeiro) in 2005, he co-founded Pinheiro Palmer Advogados with his wife Cristina.
In the 2019 edition of World Trademark Review's WTR 1000, Walter was recognized as "'extremely skilled in terms of clearance and pre-launch strategy and highly creative in managing trademark portfolios. You do not have to ask Walter to dig in on a matter - he takes the initiative and always goes the extra mile.'"
Walter obtained EXIN's Privacy and Data Protection Foundation Certification in the GDPR in September 2019.
English and Portuguese
1988 B.A, English/Political Science - Univ. of Miami, FL
1990 M.A., English - Univ. of Miami, FL
1995 J.D. - The George Washington University Law School