World Trademark Review 1000 2021

The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals - a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.

Portugal

Portugal’s trademark professionals are still acclimatising to the recent changes to the country’s IP code. That invalidation proceedings can now be heard the level of the IP office is undoubtedly a welcome progression – despite initial concerns about understaffing, some of its decisions have been complimented for their speed and...

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Portugal’s trademark professionals are still acclimatising to the recent changes to the country’s IP code. That invalidation proceedings can now be heard the level of the IP office is undoubtedly a welcome progression – despite initial concerns about understaffing, some of its decisions have been complimented for their speed and quality. Another plus is the introduction of non-traditional marks. However, the new five-year deadline for cancellation of a trademark has been criticised; as has the lack of specialised judges in the Portuguese courts.

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