Ricardo do Nascimento Ferreira

Ricardo do Nascimento Ferreira

Partner, Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
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Ricardo do Nascimento Ferreira joined Morais Leitão in 2005. Ricardo has been a partner since 2020 and, since 2018, he has led one of the litigation and arbitration teams within the department. He also co-leads Morais Leitão’s intellectual property department, where he is responsible for intellectual property litigation.

He works in judicial and arbitration proceedings in several areas of civil and commercial law and in contentious and non-contentious matters of intellectual property and pharmaceutical law, notably involving patents. He assists and represents national and foreign clients in pre-litigation matters and conducts and participates in domestic and multi-jurisdictional judicial and arbitration proceedings.

Ricardo is an arbitrator at the Portuguese Arbitration Centre for Industrial Property Disputes, and also at the Oporto Institute of Commercial Arbitration.

Until recently, he was a co-chair of the Under 40 Commission of the Portuguese Arbitration Association. He is also a member of the Intellectual Property Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce in Portugal, of the editorial board of ‘Lisbon Arbitration by Morais Leitão’ and of the Portuguese Litigation Lawyers Circle.

Ricardo is listed by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration as a Future Leader and has been consistently listed in Best Lawyers and other directories.

He is a regular speaker at conferences and academic events related to litigation, arbitration and intellectual property.

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