VdA was once again distinguished with the GOLD distinction, the highest in the IAM Patent 1000 ranking, in the Intellectual Property area. Senior Partner António Magalhães Cardoso is distinguished in the same category, and Of Counsel Marta Alves Vieira and the Managing Associate Sara Nazaré in the Silver category.

These results were disclosed in the 9th edition of the world ranking IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, an international guide that identifies the professionals of excellence in strategic jurisdictions around the world.

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“Gold-ranked VdA garners superlative feedback from the market, which speaks to its high-level understanding of the life sciences sector and incredible hit rate in patent litigation. The firm has a rare depth of knowledge regarding the idiosyncrasies of Portuguese pharmaceutical regulatory law and practice and is diligent and agile in navigating an ever-changing landscape. The team has handled a great many cases over the years and offers smart, experienced-based advice that is instrumental in strengthening clients’ market positions.”

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