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BANK VALUATION OF HOUSES CONTINUES TO RISE

The price of the square meter in the country was valued at 1,141 euros, the highest value since May 2011. The banking valuation of houses has increased for seven consecutive months. The price at which banks evaluate households when granting housing loans doesn't stop rising. The trend of this indicator accompanies the upward trend in house prices in Portugal. According to the official data, the average value of the bank evaluation of the homes in October was 1,141 euros per square meter. This figure corresponds to an increase of six euros compared to the value registered in the previous month and is also the highest level since May 2011.

WHAT IS A TRADEMARK AND WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO REGISTER IT IN PORTUGAL?

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A trademark or brand is a sign that identifies products or services that exist or will be launched in the marketplace. Trademark distinguish a company’s product or service from those of other companies. Composition A trademark can comprise letters or words (verbal brand) but may also be composed of pictures (pictorial trademark) or both (mixed trademark). It is also possible to register sounds as trademarks (recorded graphically on staves - sound trademark), as well as three-dimensional shapes (three-dimensional trademark). If the trademark is pictorial or contains a mix of words and pictures, it's necessary to attach a photo for publication in the Industrial Property Bulletin. This should be on A4 paper, no larger than 8cm x 8cm, and no smaller than 3cm in at least one of its dimensions. The image for publication should be of good technical quality and professionally produced with attention to detail, using appropriate manual or electronic graphic design tools. Nice Classification