Sarah Viegas (née Mendonca)

IP Manager


+971 4 309 8000


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.


  • BSc in Biotechnology, Mumbai University, India
  • Masters in Biotechnology, Mangalore University, India

  • Advanced course in Biotechnology and Intellectual property from WIPO

Personal Interest

Painting, food, music, reading and traveling