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Joao Miranda de Sousa

Madrid, Spain Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks
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Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks - Spain

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Qualified to practise in Portugal and in Spain, João Miranda de Sousa both heads the firm's Portuguese practice and plays a key role in the Spanish IP team. He has experience in standout international trade mark infringement actions that are litigated in Spain and other European jurisdictions. He also attracts attention for his trade mark prosecution practice. Interviewees praise his "technical ability and absolute commitment."
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Partner. Dually qualified in Spain and in Portugal. Wide experience in European Trademark & Design Law.

Career

Senior Lecturer in Administrative Law at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (1984-92), Senior Lawyer at the European Investment Bank, (1992-95), Several Top Executive Positions at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (1995-2008), Partner of Garrigues and global head of the firm’s IP Practice Area (2008-); Partner in charge of Garrigues’ Portuguese branch (2014-).

Professional Memberships

Portuguese Bar Association, Madrid Bar Association, International Trademark Association (INTA), Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES).

Personal

Degree in Law, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 1984, Executive MBA, ESADE Business School, 2005, Business Outstanding Achievement Award (MIP Awards), 2008.

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