Pedro Sousa e Silva and Nuno Sousa e Silva speak at the VI Intellectual Property Congress

20 - 10 - 2023

As part of the 6th Intellectual Property Congress, which took place in Lisbon on 19 and 20 October, Pedro Sousa e Silva presented a paper on the reform of the design regime in the EU. Nuno Sousa e Silva took part in the panel on the reform of Portuguese copyright law (a new copyright code?) and in the panel on the relationship between copyright, personality rights and deepfakes.

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Benedita Cunha Pinto publishes article on data protection and freedom of establishment

08 - 02 - 2022

 Benedita Cnha Pinto published an article in the latest edition of RED - Revista Electrónica de Direito (2022, nr. 1, Vol. 27), with the title: "Does it make sense for a company to move its headquarters or establishment because of the General Data Protection Regulation?". The purpose of the text is to ascertain whether the transfer of headquarters, or even of establishment, can be justified because of the European regime on data protection.

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COVID-19 - Operation of PTCS & ASSOCIADOS

02 - 10 - 2021

Due to the favorable evolution of the pandemic situation in Portugal, our services are now fully operational. The health precautions, however, remain in application, as well as the preference for remote means of communication.

Published: Commentary to Industrial Property Code

03 - 03 - 2021

The Annotated Industrial Property Code was recently published by the publisher Almedina and is available here. The work includes the annotation of 76 articles by Pedro Sousa e Silva (regarding the General Part, design right and the protection and enforcement of exclusive rights) and of 52 articles by Nuno Sousa e Silva (regarding the General Part, Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets).

COVID-19 - Operation of PTCS & ASSOCIADOS

15 - 03 - 2020

Due to the inherent restrictions resulting from the current situation, PTCS lawyers will continue to work remotely and remain available, with preferential contacts by e-mail. The office remains open, with administrative services reduced to their minimum.

Pedro Sousa e Silva presents at the Second Proceedings of the Intellectual Property Court

31 - 05 - 2019

In the econd Proceedings of the Intellectual Property Court, which took place in Biblioteca Almeida Garrett, in Porto, Pedro Sousa e Silva presented a communication about "Appellations of Origin and Wines. What changed with the 'Port Charlotte' decision?”

The video of the presentation (in portuguese) can be seen here