Tiago Bessa

Tiago Bessa joined VdA in 2007. He is Managing Associate of the Information, Communication & Technology and IP Transactions practice areas.

He has been involved in several transactions, in Portugal and abroad, mainly focused on Telecommunications, Media, Electronic Commerce, Copyright and Consumer law.

Law Degree - University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Post-graduation in Competition Law and Regulation - University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law (2006/2007).

Advanced Programme on Law and Economics of Regulation - Catholic University of Portugal, School of Economics and Business Administration (2007/2008).

Master Degree in Business Law - University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law (2014) with the thesis "The Private Copying of Works Protected by Copyright".

Before joining the firm worked as an associate at Macedo Vitorino & Associados.

Author of various articles and works namely:

  • "Lei dos Serviços Públicos Essenciais. Uma Análise Crítica", in Revista Comunicações, APDC, April 2008
  • "Crise, Regulação e Supervisão de Hedge Funds", in Revista de Direito das Sociedades, Ano II (2010), n.ºs 3/4, Almedina, 2010
  • "O Esgotamento do Direito de Patente e do Direito de Marca", Master Degree Paper, University of Lisbon - Faculty of Law Library, 2010
  • "Introdução ao Private Enforcement do Direito da Concorrência: subsídios para a sua compreensão e reforço em Portugal", Master Degree Paper, University of Lisbon - Faculty of Law Library, 2010
  • "Direito de Autor e Licenças (Voluntárias) de Exploração da Obra", in Revista da Ordem dos Advogados, Ano 72, IV, Out. - Dez 2012

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

Portuguese Association for the Development of Communications (APDC).

Portuguese Association of Intellectual Property (APDI).

English, Spanish.

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