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New Industrial Property Code enters into force

July 15 2019 The new Industrial Property Code recently entered into force with a number of amendments resulting from the implementation of the EU Trademark…

Arbitrator removed after repeated appointment in patent enforcement disputes

September 3 2015 Law 62/2011 – which established a mandatory arbitration system for the resolution of disputes concerning industrial property rights relating to…

Lisbon Court of Appeal finds that BELCANTO is a "trademark with a reputation"

July 22 2019 The Lisbon Court of Appeal recently found that the trademark BELCANTO, used by the Belcanto restaurant in Lisbon, was a "trademark with a reputation"…

Patent and Trademark Office refuses registration of PANDEMIA mark

May 31 2021 In October 2020 the Patent and Trademark Office refused the registration of the mark PANDEMIA ('pandemic') for goods in Classes 32 and 33 on the…

Court finds VAR descriptive for services in Class 41

June 28 2021 An opposition was filed against a Portuguese trademark application for the trademark and device VAR VIDEO ASSISTANT REFEREE based on the EU trademark…

Court finds VAR descriptive for services in Class 41

June 28 2021 An opposition was filed against a Portuguese trademark application for the trademark and device VAR VIDEO ASSISTANT REFEREE based on the EU trademark…

Patent and Trademark Office refuses registration of PANDEMIA mark

May 31 2021 In October 2020 the Patent and Trademark Office refused the registration of the mark PANDEMIA ('pandemic') for goods in Classes 32 and 33 on the…

Lisbon Court of Appeal finds that BELCANTO is a "trademark with a reputation"

July 22 2019 The Lisbon Court of Appeal recently found that the trademark BELCANTO, used by the Belcanto restaurant in Lisbon, was a "trademark with a reputation"…

New Industrial Property Code enters into force

July 15 2019 The new Industrial Property Code recently entered into force with a number of amendments resulting from the implementation of the EU Trademark…

Arbitrator removed after repeated appointment in patent enforcement disputes

September 3 2015 Law 62/2011 – which established a mandatory arbitration system for the resolution of disputes concerning industrial property rights relating to…