Ana Falcão Afonso

Ana Falcão Afonso joined VdA in 1997. Currently she is Principal Consultant of the Intellectual Property practice.

From 1997 to 2011, Ana worked as associate and managing associate in the Litigation & Labour practice where she was involved in several judicial and arbitration procedures, in Portugal, and some arbitration procedures abroad, on civil (namely civil liability for defective products and construction litigation) and commercial matters mainly focused on the pharmaceutical, bank and telecommunication areas. She has also been actively working in matters regarding competition, distribution and protection of intellectual property, including trademarks and patents.

From 2011 to 2018, Ana has joined the Knowledge Management department, as PSL, collaborating with the Intellectual Property and the Litigation & Arbitration practices.

In 2019, Ana joined the Intellectual Property area as Principal Consultant, focusing IP litigation, notably regarding trademarks pharmaceutical patents.

Law Degree, Catholic University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Post-graduation in Intellectual Property, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

English, French, Spanish.

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