Andrew John Bellingall

The “B” of ABO IP, Andrew Bellingall has been working with intellectual property for nearly thirty years and with Brazilian IP since 1995. He has an in-depth knowledge of Brazil’s industrial property laws, particularly in the areas of trademarks and copyright. Andrew manages portfolios for well-known clients in different areas such as IT, software, entertainment, pharmaceuticals, clothing and perfumery and undertakes civil and criminal enforcement. He has presented lectures and seminars at INTA, CITMA, IIPLA, BRICS IP FORUM and at various clients during visits to the United States, Japan and Europe.



  • Law Degree – LLB with Honours – Leeds University, UK, 1988. (Converted to a Brazilian Law Degree by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 2005.)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Intellectual Property – PUC, Rio de Janeiro, 2001.
  • MBA in Overseas Trade, Universidade Veiga de Almeida, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2014.


  • Member of the Brazilian Bar Association, registered in the State of Rio de Janeiro
  • Member of the Marques Copyright Committee
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Trademark Attorneys – CITMA
    Member of the International Trademark Association – INTA
  • Appointed as Leading Trademark Professional by World Trademark Review in 2017 and 2018
  • Appointed as one of Who’s Who Legal top IP attorneys in Brazil.

The office is situated at Rua Sete de Setembro, 55, 15th floor, Centro, Rio de Janeiro – RJ – 20050-004, which is located near to the Brazilian PTO headquarters, and the State and Federal courts.

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