João Pimenta

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

Concluded the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Postgraduate Courses in Industrial Law organised by the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon and the Portuguese Association of Intellectual Law, as well as the WIPO Workshops for Arbitrators held by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 and 2001.

Joined Pereira da Cruz e Associados when the firm was founded. His professional activity focuses on providing legal advice on matters relating to intellectual property rights and administrative litigation, at national and international level, in the field of trademarks, design and copyright. He has been a member of WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Centre since 2000.

He is a frequent participant at conferences, both in Portugal and abroad.

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

Official Industrial Property Agent (Portugal)

Since 1995 – Member of the Portuguese Bar Association

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)

UNION-IP (Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property) – President of the Trade Marks Commission since 2017