Anabela Carvalho

Partner at PATENTREE

Anabela Carvalho is a qualified European patent attorney, a Portuguese patent and trademark attorney, a Portuguese industrial property agent and a European trademark and design attorney. She is also a patent arbitrator.

Ms Carvalho was one of the first few professionals in Portugal to pass the qualifying European patent examination when she qualified in 2013.

Ms Carvalho has a bioengineering degree from the University of Minho, Portugal. She is a partner at PATENTREE (also known as PATENTS.PT).

She began her career in the biotech laboratory of Gist-Brocades (DSM) in 1998 and was subsequently a project manager in the IP and technology transfer office at Associação Empresarial de Portugal. In 2004 Ms Carvalho joined a multinational IP group, where she was subsequently director of the Porto bureau for seven years.

Ms Carvalho has helped clients extensively in the development of strategies and solutions for patent and IP management (advanced and defensive patent filings). She has comprehensive patent prosecution experience in European, Patent Cooperation Treaty and Portuguese patent applications, including providing opinions and analysis on patentability, freedom-to-operate and infringement matters. She also has experience as a judicial patent expert appointed both by the courts and by the parties.

Ms Carvalho has interned with the EPO Examining Division. She is a tutor for the Lisbon branch of the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies and a tutor for the Institute of Professional Representatives of the EPO.

Professional associations

  • epi

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Rua de Salazares 842 – Edf NET
Porto 4149-002

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