Vasco Stilwell d’Andrade

Managing Associate at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

Vasco Stilwell d’Andrade has worked in the field of IP law since 2000. He specialised in this field during his LLM at the University of Edinburgh and shortly thereafter interned in the patent department at the Portuguese Patent and Trademark Office. Mr Stilwell d’Andrade now focuses his practice on IP protection strategy and implementation, advising, licensing, assignments and valuation. He frequently assists in and coordinates high-profile litigation cases involving trademarks, patents and copyright. He is an accredited IP agent before the Portuguese Patent and Trademark Office and a registered professional representative before the EUIPO. He is also a listed arbitrator at ARBITRARE, a Portuguese arbitration centre specialised in IP matters.

Mr Stilwell d’Andrade is a member of the board of the regional chapter of the Licensing Executives Society and the chair of the Lex Mundi IP Practice Group. He is frequently invited to write and give lectures on IP matters, both in Portugal and abroad. He is the author of many publications and has contributed chapters on Portuguese IP law to many comparative law guides. Amongst his various duties, Mr Stilwell d’Andrade is also a joint coordinator of Team Genesis®, a group of lawyers at Morais Leitão focused on assisting new ventures and start-ups.

Professional associations

  • LES
  • Lex Mundi
  • INTA

Sample client list

  • Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Ericsson
  • Teva

Firm details

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
Rua Castilho 165
Lisbon 1070-050

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