Practice Areas

Intellectual Property

Trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, patents - we protect your intellectual assets, in an area where speed, pragmatism and creativity are the key to success.

CCA has extensive experience in the protection and defence of industrial property rights and copyright. Our team - made up of lawyers distinguished by the main directories, official industrial property agents, and academics of recognized prestige - has acted to defend the interests of clients from different sectors of activity, including technological multinationals, audio-visual content distributors, companies in the fashion sector, media, publishers and companies in the agri-food sector.

Whether designing personalized protection strategies or providing litigation advice, CCA's Intellectual Property team provides clients with quick, pragmatic, and creative responses.

Among the services provided by CCA in the field of intellectual property, are the following:

  • Negotiation and drafting of technology transfer contracts, confidentiality agreements, merchandising contracts, and licensing and transmission contracts for patents, know-how, trademarks, copyright, and related rights;
  • Protection, monitoring, and maintenance of trademark portfolios, designs or models, patents and utility models, at national, European, and international levels;
  • Assistance in judicial litigation or arbitration proceedings related to the ownership, validity, and violation of intellectual property rights;
  • Advice on unfair competition proceedings;
  • Negotiation of copyright and related rights licenses with collective management entities;
  • Negotiation and drafting of software order, transmission, and license contracts;
  • Assessment and management of risk generated by legislative changes in the field of intellectual property, at national and European level;
  • Negotiating with copyright trolls, who seek to collect excessive damages from alleged violators;
  • Registration of literary and artistic works with the General Inspectorate of Cultural Activities (IGAC) and the Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual (ICA);
  • Development of due diligence related to intellectual property assets.

Chambers & Partners Europe - Portugal

  • Recognised Practicioner, Intellectual Property, 2020

Leaders League

  • Excellent, Portugal - Best Law Firms for IP Litigation, 2020

IP Stars

  • Recommended, Copyright & Related Rights, 2020

Best Lawyers

  • Intellectual Property Law, 2020

Forty under 40 Awards

Legal 500

World Trademark Review

Intellectual Property

Partner
Head of TMT Department

Martim Bouza Serrano

Partner
Responsible for the Gaming Area

Filipe Mayer

Head of
Intelectual Property Practice

Tito Rendas

Of counsel

Cláudia Xara-Brasil