She has advised on projects involving the evaluation and verification of compliance with obligations relating to personal data and privacy protection, and map how personally identifiable information is processed, and defined strategies for implementing the requirements of the general regulation on data protection.

Sónia Queiroz Vaz is experienced in designing and negotiating contracts related to intellectual property rights (particularly, licensing and transfer rights) in many fields (including broadcasting, publishing and merchandising) and in devising strategies to protect IP rights, including brands. She also has extensive expertise in software and audiovisual products domestically and internationally.

Before joining Cuatrecasas, she worked at another law firm in Portugal.

Member of the Portuguese Bar Association.

Representation of Cuatrecasas at the Intellectual Property Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Portugal.


  • Postgraduate studies in Law on Bioethics
    Universidade de Lisboa, 2002

    Postgraduate studies in Information Society Law
    Universidade de Lisboa, 2001

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidade de Lisboa, 2000

    III Consumer Law and Alternative Consumer Dispute Resolution Course
    Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2016

    Course on Information Technology
    Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial, Lisbon, 2016

    Course on IP and Competition Law
    Católica Global School of Law, 2016

    Course on Legal and Economic Aspects of the Introduction of the Euro
    European Institute of the University of Lisbon Law School, 1998

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