How to know if an idea is innovative

02/12/2021

How to know if an idea is innovative

Your company’s R&D department had an innovative idea that can change the market and now you would like to know if the invention...

When does an invention involve an inventive step?

14/06/2021

When does an invention involve an inventive step?

The grant of a patent or a utility model requires that your invention meets the following requirements:   The invention must...

What are the advantages of the International protection of patents?

07/06/2021

What are the advantages of the International protection of patents?

Whenever you plan the internationalization of your products or processes or their participation in international exhibitions it is...

Can I have a product seen abroad patented?

28/05/2021

Can I have a product seen abroad patented?

The immediate answer is no, you cannot have a product seen in a foreign country patented if the invention underlining the product –...

What is fair use?

10/05/2021

What is fair use?

Fair use is a legal notion that allows for use of material protected under the Author’s Right, as long as said use occurs for the...

TOP TIER 1 AWARD in  TRADEMARK PROSECUTION – 2021 Edition

26/04/2021

TOP TIER 1 AWARD in TRADEMARK PROSECUTION – 2021 Edition

On the Celebration of World Intellectual Property Day we are very honoured and proud to communicate that A.G. da Cunha Ferreira, Lda. have...

Portugal is part of the strong innovator's group

26/03/2021

Portugal is part of the strong innovator's group

In early February, we’ve learned that Portugal is now part of the group of countries called strong Innovators, (occupying the 12th...

Advantages of trademark registration

26/02/2021

Advantages of trademark registration

When we start partnerships with new Clients, they often admit to us that the registration of a Trademark was not, until then, one of their...

11/01/2021

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IP Stars 2020 Awards

10/12/2020

IP Stars 2020 Awards

We are very proud to announce that AGCF was distinguished in the ranking of the IP Stars 2020.   As a specialized guide in IP...

Enforcing IP Rights

13/11/2020

Enforcing IP Rights

The enforcement of Industrial Property Rights (IP rights) is essential for proprietors to see that the efforts and investments made on...

Protect your business

04/09/2020

Protect your business

The spread of Covid-19 around the world has been causing disruptions in all economic sectors. The impacts are still not entirely clear,...