ARTICLE "VIRTUAL HEARINGS: AN ARBITRATOR'S PERSPECTIVE"
Covid 19 presented a set of challenges to arbitration, among which virtual hearings, since it will be impossible to conduct in-person hearings for quite some time.
SUSPENSION OF TERMS
In response to the current emergency situation due to the new Corona virus, the Portuguese Parliament, following a proposal from the Government, has published Law no. 1-A/2020 under which are suspended all procedural deadlines
PATENT APPLICATIONS IN PORTUGAL HAVE TRIPLED OVER THE LAST DECADE
Patent applications filed with the European Patent Office (EPO) and originated in Portugal have increased 23,1% in 2019, the second year in a row of strong growth (in 2018 the growth was 47,3%).