Marta Alves Vieira is of counsel at VdA, and she is currently the head of the intellectual property practice. Marta obtained her law degree from the University of Lisbon, with a university extension in arbitration. She is admitted to the Portuguese Bar Association and also has a proficiency certificate as a trainer.
Marta Alves Vieira joined VdA and the intellectual property practice area in 2012. She has a strong background in litigation and arbitration, as well as solid experience as a litigator in the Portuguese courts gained over approximately 18 years.
In this capacity, she has been involved in intellectual property litigation (in particular, pharmaceutical patent litigation) and has advised companies in all intellectual property matters.
She is a member of several important international intellectual property organisations, such as MARQUES and ECTA, where she is currently a member and the secretary of the design committee.