Sarah Viegas (née Mendonca)
Junior IP Manager

Sarah is a Junior IP Manager in our Dubai office responsible for managing patent filing worldwide and drafting patent applications in the field of life sciences.

Sarah has over 3 and a half years of previous work experience with a major intellectual property firm in handling technical projects pertaining to patentability, invalidity, infringement, landscape and business portfolio analysis for different domains comprising health and pharmaceutical, chemical and immunological, cosmetics and prosthetics, petrochemical and FMCGs.

Some of her key cases included global research on flavoured cigarettes and cigars relating to trends in patents and market studies; application based projects in the field of silicon relating to the emerging market and the whitespace analysis; conducting patent alerts in the field of medical instruments pertaining to different types of endoscopes and surgical/brachytherapy devices.


Professional qualifications

  • BSc in Biotechnology, Mumbai University, India

  • Masters in Biotechnology, Mangalore University, India

  • Advanced course in Biotechnology and Intellectual property from WIPO

Personal interests

  • Painting, food, music, reading and travelling