António de Magalhães Cardoso

António de Magalhães Cardoso

António de Magalhães Cardoso joined VdA in 1998. Disputes & Restructuring Group Senior Partner and Partner of the IP Litigation practice. He regularly advises international companies in all areas of intellectual property, notably companies operating in research in the pharmaceutical sector as well as the sector industrial association.

He has participated in important PPP projects in the areas of transportation, has been involved in several major industrial, commercial and M&A transactions and has provided regular legal support to several international industrial companies, also working thoroughly in corporate law and corporate crime.

He has broad experience in commercial litigation and arbitration, both national and international, as well as in pharmaceutical patent litigation.

Lawyer of the Year, IP & TMT Awards - Life Sciences - 2021

Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers - Intellectual Property Law - 2018

António was one of Financial Times’ top 10 innovators in 2013.

Law Degree, University of Lisbon Faculty of Law.

Before joining the firm he was a partner at the law firm Botelho Moniz, Magalhães Cardoso, Marques Mendes & Ruiz, Sociedade de Advogados.

Admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association.

English, French, Spanish.

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