Mr Vasco Stilwell d'Andrade > Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados > Lisbon, Portugal > Lawyer Profile

Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
1070-050 LISBOA
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Work Department

Intellectual Property.


Vasco is the partner that co-coordinates the intellectual property team as well as Team Genesis.


Vasco has worked in the IP field since 2000, namely in protection strategy and implementation, licensing, assignments, valuation and dispute resolution, frequently assisting in litigation cases involving trademarks, patents and copyright. Vasco is an accredited IP Agent before the national PTO and a registered Professional Representative before EUIPO. He is also a listed arbitrator at ARBITRARE, member of the board of LES Spain-Portugal and Chair of the Lex Mundi IP Practice Group.


Portuguese Bar Association. Member of LES, INTA, FICPI, ACPI, AIPPI.


Law Degree (Lusíada University), LL.M (Edinburgh University), MA (Hons) in International Relations and Modern History (St. Andrews University).

Lawyer Rankings

Portugal > Intellectual property

(Next Generation Partners)

Vasco Stilwell d’AndradeMorais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

The full range of IP needs are catered for at Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, with the department regularly acting for pharmaceutical companies, manufacturing and media clients in patent litigation. On the trade mark front, the team has an impressive track record in prosecution, licensing and enforcement matters. Copyright, trade secrets, unfair competition and software licensing are other areas of particular strength for the group, which is under the joint leadership of two practitioners: Ricardo do Nascimento Ferreira, who is ‘is highly experienced and knowledgeable‘ in patent litigation, especially in the life sciences sector, and recently promoted Vasco Stilwell d’Andrade, who is well known for his expertise in IP rights throughout the EU. Tomás Vaz Pinto is also active in the practice, particularly in the fields of IP licensing, advertising and trade marks.