Luís Ferreira

Partner at PATENTREE

Luís Ferreira is a qualified European patent attorney (European Patent Office (EPO)), a Portuguese patent and trademark attorney (Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property) and a European patent litigator (University of Strasbourg Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) patent litigation certificate). He has also been a European trademark and design attorney (EU Intellectual Property Office) and a Portuguese industrial property agent since 2012.

He became a European patent attorney in 2012 and was the first professional in Portugal to pass the European qualifying examination.

Mr Ferreira has a degree in electrical and computer engineering from Porto University, where he studied systems (eg, very-large-scale integration design and micro-electronics testability). He is a partner at PATENTREE (also known as PATENTS.PT).

He has assisted clients extensively in the development of strategy and prosecution for patent and IP management (advanced and defensive patent filings), and 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.

He has experience as a judicial patent expert appointed both by the courts and by parties.

Mr Ferreira has interned with the EPO Examining Division and is a tutor on the CEIPI Lisbon European patent law course and at the Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO.

He speaks fluent Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

Professional associations

  • CEIPI
  • EPI

Firm details

PATENTREE
Rua de Salazares 842 – Edf NET
Porto 4149-002
Portugal

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