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
Gold - Individuals
Stacked with a team of professionals who are “active, reliable, agile and dedicated”, Simões, Garcia, Corte-Real & Associados is a booming boutique delivering the full IP service to a long list of loyal clients. The outfit is a well-established and trusted ally to provide protection, maintenance, and enforcement of IP rights, and is currently responsible for managing 15,000 trademarks. Partner António Corte-Real is well placed to see trademark registrations through to successful grant, and is described as “committed to clients’ needs and concerns, he is focused on quality and excellence and has ethical values”. A new addition to the guide this year and working closely alongside Corte-Real is Alberto Tavares Dias. Using his experience dealing with the National Offices, EUIPO and WIPO, Dias makes all the right strategic plays to achieve key registrations. João Luís Garcia, an eminent name in the IP community, has extensive experience handling complex oppositions and effortlessly tackles infringers. Another essential contact for the address book, José Raúl Simões focuses on trademark disputes and anti-counterfeiting measures, thinking outside of the box to find creative solutions.