Joana Mota

Managing associate ––– Lisbon, Porto
Member no. 47773L of the Portuguese Bar Association
Main practice areas
  • Spanish

  • English

  • German



Joana Mota began practising law in 2006, joined the firm in 2012 and was made a managing associate in 2018.

She focuses her practice on data protection, e-commerce and intellectual property law, and provides regular advice to clients in a wide range of sectors, including banks, technology and industrial companies.

Joana also has experience in the pharmaceutical sector, focusing on regulatory, distribution and advertising matters.

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  • Law Degree, Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2006.

Professional associations

  • Portuguese Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Portuguese Association of Industrial Property Consultants (ACPI)

Recent publications

  • Tânia Luísa Faria, Joana Mota. In The Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property and Competition Law Review, 2nd Ed. Daniel A. Kracov (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2021

  • Francisco Brito e Abreu, Joana Mota. In The Healthcare Law Review, 5th Ed. Sara Ellson (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2021

  • Joana Mota. Revista de Direito e Tecnologia, 2021

  • Portugal. The Product Regulation and Liability Review

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    Joana Mota, Alexandre Pedral Sampaio. In The Product Regulation and Liability Review, 8th Ed. Madison Kitchens (Editor), Chilton Davis Varner (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2021

  • Francisco Brito e Abreu, Joaquim Caimoto Duarte, Joana Mota. In International Pharmaceutical Law and Practice. Adrian Zahl (General Editor). New York: LexisNexis, 2020