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Europe Portugal Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property covers advisory work and disputes related to patent, copyright and trademarks. Litigation concerning trade secrets also features.

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Band 1
  1. Abreu Advogados
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    Abreu Advogados
    Intellectual Property
    2023 | Band 1 |
    Abreu Advogados is a notable firm offering full-service support in the IP ambit, including in trade mark, copyright and patent infringement proceedings, as well as supplementary protection certificate issues, registration and portfolio management matters. The team is able to act on both domestic and international mandates, representing clients from the pharmaceutical and fashion sectors.
  2. Garrigues
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    Garrigues
    Intellectual Property
    2023 | Band 1 |
    Garrigues has a solid practice group with a notable presence in the market for its work related to trade mark and copyright registration, as well as enforcement and infringement litigation. The team exercises further skills in the management of portfolios, as well as negotiating contractual issues, such as technology transfer agreements. The law firm's diverse clientele includes companies from the entertainment, pharmaceutical and sports sectors.
  3. VdA
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    VdA
    Intellectual Property
    2023 | Band 1 |
    VdA has a market-leading IP practice group with notable experience in patent infringement proceedings, including disputes around supplementary protection certificates and the marketing of generic products. The team also advises on trade mark enforcement proceedings and the negotiation of settlement agreements. The law firm's experience includes work with key players in the pharmaceutical and telecommunications sectors, as well as in the technologies industry.
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Band 2
  1. PLMJ
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    PLMJ
    Intellectual Property
    2023 | Band 2 |
    PLMJ team advises clients on the enforcement of intellectual property rights, assisting with the defence of patents, trade marks and copyright for multinational clients from the pharmaceutical and TMT sectors. The law firm also represents clients in disputes around supplementary protection certificates. PLMJ additionally offers clients a market-leading life sciences practice with a strong focus on contentious and non-contentious matters around the supply of medication. The team also advises on legislative changes, public tenders, administrative disputes and marketing litigation.
  2. Sérvulo & Associados
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    Sérvulo & Associados
    Intellectual Property
    2023 | Band 2 |
    Sérvulo & Associados has a notable practice housing a first-rate life sciences team which regularly assists leading generics clients with patent infringement and invalidity disputes. The law firm also advises pharmaceutical clients on clinical trials and EU regulatory matters, as well as on legislation around the use of biological materials and human embryos. The team is experienced in trade mark registrations and infringement disputes.
  3. Baptista, Monteverde & Associados Sociedade de Advogados RL I Law Firm
    Intellectual Property
    2023 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. CMS
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    CMS
    Intellectual Property
    2023 | Band 3 |
    CMS is an experienced firm in the IP practice field offering assistance to clients with matters such as trade mark prosecution and protection, in addition to advising on anti-counterfeiting, copyright and advertising issues. The team is also able to provide day-to-day IP support. Clients include those with an important presence in the energy, fashion, luxury goods and food and beverage sectors.
  2. Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
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    Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
    Intellectual Property
    2023 | Band 3 |
    Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados has a notable team with significant experience advising on life sciences regulatory matters such as the supply of medicines and the distribution of medical devices. The team also assists with the authorisation of medical cannabis products. It offers further activity in tackling mandates such as patent litigation, trade mark prosecution and oppositions and copyright infringement. The law firm is adept at contract negotiations, including corporate transactions involving franchise and software licence agreements. It is often retained by well-known clients active in the technology, sports and telecommunications industries, as well as public authorities.
  3. PRA - Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados
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    PRA - Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados
    Intellectual Property
    2023 | Band 3 |
    PRA - Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados joins the rankings following an increased market presence and good client support. The firm regularly handles copyright and media mandates as well as acting on R&D agreements. The team also assists clients with trade mark and patent registration.