Practice Areas

Intellectual Property


PLMJ's Intellectual Property team works on all IP matters including trademarks, industrial designs, patent protection, copyright, and unfair competition. It advises on the whole spectrum of IP issues, from defining strategy, dealing with applications for registration, marketing, and licensing of rights, to litigation. We also handle restructuring and transactions where it is necessary to verify and assess intellectual property rights and related issues.

A single teams deals with questions of technology and with intellectual property, including copyright, trade secrets, trademarks, and patents. This approach ensures greater proximity to our clients' businesses.

By keeping abreast of the latest technological developments in the area of intellectual property, we can guarantee expert advice in areas of rapid development and growing impact, such as information technology and e-commerce.

We also focus on keeping up to date with the most recent developments in areas as diverse as the cultural industries, fashion, biotechnology, and nanotechnology


They handle our cases very efficiently and extraordinarily well. We have an easy understanding with them and they can adapt easily to our clients’ peculiarities. We have a very flexible relationship and they provide a very reliable and professional service, which is the most important thing.
Chambers Europe
2023 Intelectual Property Recommended Tier 2
2022 Intelectual Property Recommended Tier 1
2021 Intelectual Property Recommended Tier 1

"The team is very dedicated and swiftly reply to our queries. They are interested, proactive and enthusiastic - they identify a problem and simultaneously present a strategy to overcome it."

2020 Intellectual Property Recommended Tier 1

"Top-tier practice particularly recognised in the market for copyright matters. Also advises on trade marks, unfair competition, licensing agreements and patent issue."

2017 Intellectual Property Recommended Tier 1

"They render an excellent service, approach the cases with a very smart, quick and effective attitude and, above all, they are always very helpful."

2017 Intelectual Property - Life Sciences Recommended Tier 2

"They are responsive and multidisciplinary, with great knowledge of matters of interest. We consider them our working partners, as they are always available to assist us in doing business."

The Legal 500
2022 Intellectual Property Recommended Tier 2
2021 Intellectual Property Recommended Tier 2
2020 Intellectual Property Recommended Tier 1
2019 Intellectual Property Recommended Tier 1
2018 Intellectual Property Recommended Tier 1
2017 Intellectual Property Recommended Tier 1
Leaders League
2021 IP Litigation Leading
2021 Data Protection & Cybersecurity Leading
2021 Trademark Prosecution Highly recommended
2020 Patent Prosecution Excellent
2020 Trademark Prosecution Excellent
2020 IP Litigation Leading
Who's Who Legal
2021 Data
Best Lawyers
2017 Recommended Lawyers
2016 Intellectual Property Best Portuguese Lawyer of the year
2016 Other Recommended Lawyer Other Recommended Lawyer
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