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Intellectual Property — securing business innovations.

In modern economies innovations such as inventions, product designs or brands and logos are very important assets and emblematic flags of companies and businesses. Intellectual Property is about securing and strengthening those business innovations.

We help to obtain safe and wise forms of IP protection worldwide.

Recent News

São Tomé and Príncipe adopts the Harmonised Database

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As of 12 December 2022, the Intellectual Property Office of São Tomé and Príncipe (SENAPIQ) will use and accept the list of terms from the Harmonised Database of goods and…
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Cape Verde joins ARIPO

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The users of the ARIPO system can designate Cape Verde in their applications as from 14 October 2022. The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) is an inter-governmental organization (IGO)…

Lisbon Court of Appeal – tobacco products and medicinal cannabis are similar goods

| Highlight, Portugal, Trademarks | 162 Comments
On 15 June 2022 the Lisbon Court of Appeal confirmed the decision of the 1st chamber of the Intellectual Property Court (IPC), in a case where the similarity between tobacco…

Bull Fight in the Intellectual Property Court

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In a dispute between Red Bull GmbH and the applicant of the Portuguese mark BULLS, the Portuguese Intellectual Property Court revoked the Trademark Office granting decision considering that the mark is confusingly similar…
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Cabo Verde: Declaration of Intention to Use required for International Trademarks

| Cabo Verde, Highlight, Trademarks | One Comment
Cabo Verde became a member of the Madrid Protocol on 6 July 2022 and has already received the first international designations in WIPO. On 5 July 2022, the Government of…

The European Patent with Unitary Effect (Part II)

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Today we are publishing Part II of a sequence of short FAQ about the European Patent with Unitary Effect. The Part I covering Questions 1 to 4 can be found here: …