Ana Panão

Associate Lawyer|Lisbon

Ana Panão is an Associate Lawyer and has been at Abreu Advogados since 2017, working primarily in the areas of intellectual property and information technology.

She attends to dispute resolution in judicial courts on matters of intellectual property rights, and in arbitration courts in cases relating to disputes between patent holders and generic medication companies. She advises companies in different sectors on various private rights applicable to industrial property and copyright. She advises clients on the administrative procedures phase involved in registering private rights at the INPI (the Portuguese National Industrial Property Institute) and in the judicial phase, on granting and opposing these rights.

She focuses particularly on civil lawsuits involving the infringement of trademark rights, rights pertaining to design and/or blueprints and copyright, criminal proceedings involving counterfeiting, cases involving customs intervention and arbitration proceedings relating to chemical and pharmaceutical patent litigation. She also has extensive experience om advising in the pre-litigation phase in the protection of private rights relating to industrial property.

She has extensive experience in advising on matters of intellectual property in transactions covering a broad spectrum of industries and services, including the health, real estate and banking sectors and the hospitality industry.

She is an Arbitrator at ARBITRARE - Arbitration Centre for Industrial Property, Domain Names, Trade Names and Corporate Names.

Experience

Advice to national and foreign pharmaceutical companies in court, arbitral and administrative proceedings related to chemical/pharmaceutical patents.

Representing well known national and international companies in the sports, fashion, environmental, pharmaceutical, financial, wine and restaurant sectors in civil lawsuits involving the infringement of trademark rights.

Representing well known national and international companies in the sports, fashion, and industrial automotive sectors in criminal proceedings involving trademark counterfeiting.

Representing well known national and international companies in the sports, fashion, and entertainment sectors in criminal proceedings involving counterfeiting and infringement of their trademark rights.

Representing well known national and international companies in the footwear industry in criminal proceedings involving design and blueprint infringements.

Representing well known national and international companies in the fashion and accessories and pharmaceutical sectors in cases of copyright violation.

Representing well known national and international companies in the sports, fashion, pharmaceutical, financial, hospitality, automotive, restaurant, wine and entertainment sectors in appeals before the Intellectual Property Court against decisions granting or refusing the registration of industrial property rights issued by the INPI.

Advising leading national and international companies in the sports, fashion, pharmaceutical, financial, hospitality, automotive, restaurant, wine and entertainment sectors in the procedures required to register industrial property rights with the INPI.

Advising well known national and international companies on carrying out related transactions in diverse sectors.

Secondment at a leading Portuguese scientific research institute.

Associations

Education

University of Lisbon

Law degree from University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law (2001)

Portuguese Catholic University

Postgraduate diploma in Labour Law, Portuguese Catholic University, Faculty of Law (2004)

Portuguese Catholic University

Postgraduate diploma in Copyright and Information Society Law, Portuguese Catholic University, Faculty of Law (2018)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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