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Antonio Baltazar Mendes

António Baltazar Mendes


António Baltazar Mendes focuses his practice in the area of intellectual property and technology, with particular focus in the fields of privacy and data protection, cyber security, media and entertainment, telecoms, advertisement, e-commerce, commercial contracts, smart mobility, consumer protection and life sciences.


  • Advising national and international clients in the scope of labelling, promotion and litigation of heavily regulated products/markets such as tobacco products, controlled substances, jewelry, machinery and food law.
  • Assisting national and international telecommunication operators in regulatory and licensing matters.
  • Advising in setting up a new hyperscale data centre in Portugal, which will have the capacity to attract robust, scalable applications and storage portfolio of services to individuals or businesses, private and public.
  • Advising and drafting of a landmark new bill, establishing a social internet tariff for a Portuguese speaking country in Africa.
  • Assisting national and international clients in drafting commercial and technology contracts, including outsourcing and software license agreements, cloud computing (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS), agency, franchising, distribution and product and service supply.
  • Assisting national and international clients in e-commerce and internet law matters, as well as drafting and implementation of websites policies and procedures aiming to comply with European and Portuguese laws and regulations.
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Lisbon University, School of Law, Law Degree, 2020
  • Lisbon University, School of Law, Post-Graduate in E-Commerce Law, 2020

Prior Experience

  • 2022 to present, Associate at DLA Piper ABBC
  • 2020-22, Trainee Lawyer, Lisbon based international law firm
  • 2019, Summer intern, Macau based international law firm

Additional Qualifications

  • European Certified Data Protection Officer Training Programme, Irish Computer Society Association of Data Protection Officers, 2021

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Admitter to the Portuguese Bar Association