Manuel R. Valcarcel  IV - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Manuel R. Valcarcel IV

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Manuel R. Valcarcel IV, a registered patent attorney, focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology transactional, licensing, and prosecution matters. He is experienced in technology development, licensing, strategic alliance and acquisition transactions and general corporate representation of intellectual property-driven businesses. Mr. Valcarcel reviews inventions for patentability and infringement, reviews trademarks for registrability and usage, and prosecutes patent and trademark applications. He also handles intellectual property worldwide portfolio management for many public and private companies.

Florida International UniversityBA 1992Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law CenterJ.D. 1996
International Trademark AssociationAmerican Intellectual Property Law AssociationAmerican Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Significant Representations
  • Intellectual Property Counsel for Rowland Coffee Roasters, Inc., a privately-held company based in Miami and best known for the leading Hispanic brands Café Bustelo® and Café Pilon®, in the $360 million sale of its coffee brands and business operations to The J.M. Smucker Company.
  • Intellectual Property counsel for Seminole Indian Tribe of Florida in $965 million acquisition of Hard Rock Cafe/Hotel/Casino business and brand worldwide.
  • Intellectual Property counsel for Arcos Dorados B.V. in $700 million acquisition and development licensing transaction with McDonald's, involving Latin American McDonald's franchises.
  • Intellectual Property counsel for Falic Fashion Group, LLC in $60M acquisition of worldwide Perry Ellis trademark license for fragrances from Perry Ellis International.
  • Intellectual Property counsel for California Higher Education Loan Authority (CHELA) in completing a more than $2.4 billion recapitalization, restructuring and spin-off transaction.

Office Location

333 SE Second Avenue, Suite 4400
Miami, FL 33131
United States

Practice Areas

Communications Law
Technology Law (Corporate, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Licensing, Transactions)

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