Inês Carvalho Simões

Degree in Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon, 1994.

Postgraduate diploma in Industrial Property Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and the Portuguese Association of Intellectual Law. Attended the postgraduate course on the Legal Regime of Copyright organised by the Portuguese Bar Association.

Joined Pereira da Cruz e Associados in 2005. With more than 20 years’ experience, she focuses her professional activity on administrative and judicial litigation in the defence of trademarks, designs and copyright.

She provides legal advice to clients on matters relating to the protection of intellectual property rights, including enforcement strategies, and on defending the validity of rights. With vast knowledge of various jurisdictions at international level in the field of intellectual property, she manages client portfolios all over the world.

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Since 2007 – Specialist Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law (title awarded by the Portuguese Bar Association)

Since 2007 – Official Industrial Property Agent (Portugal)

Since 2000 – Legal Consultant at J. Pereira da Cruz, S.A.

ACPI (Portuguese Association of Intellectual Property Consultants)

AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)

APRAM (Association of Practitioners in Trademark and Design Law)

ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association)

FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys)

UNION-IP (Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property)