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Head of the Intellectual Property and Information Technology Area in Portugal

Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Law at the Law University of Lisbon – APDI Portuguese Association of Intellectual Law (2016)
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Society Law at the Law University of Lisbon – APDI Portuguese Association of Intellectual Law (2008)
Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property at the Law University of Lisbon – APDI Portuguese Association of Intellectual Law (2004)
Law Degree at the Law Faculty of the Catholic University of Lisbon (1998)
Frequency of propedeutical year at the Law Faculty of the Catholic University of Lisbon (1993)

 

Professional career

Appointed arbitrator on mandatory arbitration for infringement disputes concerning Patents and Supplementary Protection Certificates
Industrial Property Consultant at J.E. Dias Costa, Lda, Industrial Property Consultants (1999-2015)
Attorney at SMCA Advogados (2009-2015)

 

Specialisation

Industrial Property Law (trademarks, patents and designs) and Information Society Law

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association (OA) since 2002
Member of the official list of arbitrators from the Arbitrare (Centro de Arbitragem para a Propriedade Industrial, Nomes de Domínio, Firmas e Denominações)
Official Industrial Property Agent
Member of the Disciplinary Board and Head of the Committee of the Association of Consultants ACPI-Portuguese Delegation of FICPI – Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle)
Representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
Has been a member, over several years, of some Portuguese working committees of AIPPI – Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle and has also been the reporter of some of these committees
Member of MARQUES – The Association of European Trade Mark Owners. Additionally, has been assigned to participate with the ECP2 – Front Office Working Group, within the European Cooperation Projects (2016-2020) from the European Union Intellectual Property Office
Member of APDI – Portuguese Association of Intellectual Law
Member of LES – Licensing Executives Society (Spain-Portugal)

 

Languages

Portuguese
English
Spanish

Industries

Retail

Acknowledgments

  • 2019
  • 2018

The Legal 500 2019. Intellectual Property

Legal 500 2018. Intellectual Property