Juliana Barbedo Carvalho

Partner – Telecoms Media & Technology

Juliana Barbedo Carvalho

Juliana Barbedo Carvalho

Partner – Telecoms Media & Technology

Juliana Barbedo Carvalho is a multidisciplinary attorney with more than 15 years’ experience in intellectual property, telecoms, media, technology including information technology, entertainment law, data protection, corporate, commercial and competition law. With a vast background in multicultural environments, Juliana is admitted to practise law in Spain (as a registered European lawyer), Brazil and Portugal. Holding a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree from the New York University School of Law, Class of 2011, she is now pursuing a Ph.D. candidacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Having worked as an in-house lawyer at Globo, a major media group in Latin America, and as a partner at a boutique law firm in Brazil for several years, Juliana has gained wide-ranging experience in litigation and transactional legal work in high profile cases and strategic business projects. Specifically, she has defended clients in courts in issues related to intellectual property, assisted top media and telecom companies in content production, licensing, advertising, and service agreements. Additionally, she has advised clients in relation to key international sports and cultural events, negotiating and drafting their contracts. Also, she has counselled businesses in corporate, regulatory, and policy issues concerning telecoms, media and technology. Furthermore, Juliana has represented clients in complex competition matters and managed relevant merger filings for a leading media group in Latin America.

Juliana has developed her legal practice in Spain providing legal consultancy in cross-border transactions relating to intellectual property, technology, corporate, commercial, and regulatory law for clients in different jurisdictions.

Juliana is a member of ABPI - Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property, the national group of AIPPI - the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, and lectures in law at EAE Business School.





Jurisdictions

  • Barcelona Madrid

Specialisms

Intellectual property, telecoms, media, technology, entertainment law, information technology, data protection, corporate, commercial and competition law.

Qualifications and Professional Bodies

    • PhD Candidate at Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    • New York University School of Law LL.M, Class of 2011
    • Admitted to practise law in Brazil (member of the OAB/RJ - Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil)
    • Admitted to practise law in Portugal (Member of the OP - Ordem dos Advogados)
    • Admitted to practise law in Spain (member of ICAM- Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid as a registered European lawyer)
    • Member of the ABPI - Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property, the national group of AIPPI - the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

Career

  • Founder, BDAC Law in Madrid, Spain
  • Partner, San Tiago Dantas Quental Advogados Associados, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Attorney, GLOBO Comunicação e Participações S.A. (TV GLOBO) in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Lecturer, EAE Business School, Madrid, Spain

Awards

    • Graduation Dissertation “Copyright and the Internet” recommended for publication and awarded with highest honours at UERJ – Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro Law School

Juliana says...

From my experience, I truly enjoy working with innovative and fast-changing industries, as they require a profound understanding of the technical and business aspects of their market to be able to give rigorous legal counselling. While doing so, I always focus on clients’ interests and goals, providing risk-minimising and business-oriented solutions.