VdA at the annual congress of UNION

António Andrade, Intellectual Property partner, and Joana Santos, IP consultant participate in the annual congress of UNION, in Catania (Sicily - Italy) between May 31 and June 3, 2017.

As a member of the UNION Litigation Commission, Antonio Andrade is one of the speakers with the theme "Latest Developments on the Unified Patent Court". In turn, Joana Santos, recently admitted as a member of the Patent Commission of UNION, intervenes on several patent issues, such as patent prosecution matters in Portugal.

UNION is a prestigious international IP organization, integrating some of Europe's leading intellectual property experts. The event is attended by renowned speakers from IP lawyers, magistrates, representatives of international IP entities (such as EUIPO, EPO, WIPO), the European Commission, the WTO and trade and industry companies.

VdA continues to ensure its active representation in the major IP events worldwide, increasing its strong reputation in IP and its international network of contacts in this area.