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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

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

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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: …
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Portugal – IP Office increases the official fees

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According to the Decision No. 680/2022 of the Management Board of the Portuguese IP Office and the Government Regulation No. 201-A/2019, new official fees are applicable in the Industrial Property…

Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year in Portugal!

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We are delighted to announce that Simões Garcia Corte-Real & Associados was awarded Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year in Portugal! The 2022 award was presented in London during a gala…

The European Patent with Unitary Effect (Part I)

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Today we start publishing a series of articles in the form of short FAQ about the European Patent with Unitary Effect (EPUE). What is the European Patent with Unitary Effect…