The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.
Silver - Individuals: litigation and transactions
First-rate law firm Sérvulo & Associados boasts an array of IP attorneys who offer stellar expertise and knowledge. With a strong presence in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector, the Sérvulo team are trusted by some of the world’s most notable brands to handle their complex patent litigation cases in Portugal. Innovative and creative, Ana Rita Paínho is the engine driving the IP department. An accomplished litigator, she has attracted numerous large pharmaceutical companies as clients, owing to her expertise in medicine-related product patents. Working alongside her is Mariana Costa Pinto, who is recognised for her commercially sound approach to patent litigation. She played a crucial role in securing a win for Exeltis Healthcare in an injunction proceeding before the IP court.