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Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Top-tier practice particularly recognised in the market for copyright matters. Also advises on trade marks, unfair competition, licensing agreements and patent issues, including litigation. Acts for clients with activity in the consumer goods and TMT sectors, and regularly represents prominent multinationals in their Portuguese IP issues. Offers clients a highly specialised life sciences group acting on contentious cases in both the administrative and judicial spheres.

Strengths

One client enthuses: "We have found them to be thorough, efficient and tuned in. We would highly recommend them to everyone."

Another client describes the team as "the most talented and well prepared."

Work highlights

Defended ILIDH in proceedings against ENATUR, who sought the annulment of ILIDH's trade mark of Pousada de Mafra-Palácio dos Marqueses for the usage of the expression 'pousada'.

Notable practitioners

Eduardo Nogueira Pinto stands out for "the profound knowledge that he holds in pharmaceutical law and his assistance in delicate matters." He offers a range of life sciences services, representing clients in court cases associated with pricing, reimbursement, licensing and regulatory issues.

Manuel Lopes Rocha regularly assists prominent international and domestic clients. He is the head of department and in addition to his copyrights expertise offers outstanding knowledge of trade mark and infringement litigation.

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Overview

PLMJ’s highly regarded intellectual property team advises clients in relation to acquiring and maintaining intellectual property rights, defending them in the event of infringement, as well as assisting with the drafting of licensing agreements.

The team acts on behalf of many of the largest businesses in the pharmaceutical, software and telecoms sectors, and notable clients include Microsoft, TomTom Sales B.V., Samsung, Colgate-Palmolive Company, Bacardi, Baxter, HRA Pharma, Walt Disney, SIC and TVI (the two largest private television channels in Portugal).

Our lawyers are at the forefront of developments in this fast moving sector and regularly contribute to industry debate around emerging trends, as well as organising key industry events such as the biannual Intellectual Property National Congress.

To view a comprehensive list of the services we offer, visit the PLMJ website for more details - https://www.plmj.com/en/areas-of-expertise/practice-areas/intellectual-property/2897/

Intellectual Property

PLMJ

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Location

Av. Fontes Pereira de Melo, 43

1050-119 Lisboa,

Lisbon

Lisbon

Portugal

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Portugal

Intellectual Property


Manuel Lopes Rocha
Band 1

Life Sciences


Eduardo Nogueira Pinto
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