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TRADEMARKS – RECENT NEWS FROM THE BRAZILIAN PTO

The Brazilian PTO recently issued two important news on its website.

Posted on: 10/9/2020

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Luiz Leonardos is once again recognized by Latin America Chambers 2021

Luiz Leonardos was once again recognized in the Senior Statespeople category by the 2021 edition of Chambers Latin America guide.

Posted on: 9/9/2020

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BRAZILIAN PATENT OFFICE LAUNCHES NEW PATENT FAST TRACK PROGRAMS

The Brazilian Patent Office has published in its latest Official Gazette two additional modalities of fast-track patent examination.

Posted on: 13/8/2020

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PRIORITY EXAMINATION FOR STARTUPS’ PATENT APPLICATIONS COMES INTO FORCE

In the past five years, the number of companies categorized as startups has more than tripled in Brazil, causing an increase in the development of innovation and the improvement of products and services.

Posted on: 31/7/2020

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Impact of covid-19 pandemic on industrial property field in Brazil

Recent data released by Brazil’s Ministry of Economy stated that business activities will be severely impacted this year by the restrictions adopted due to the pandemic. The Brazilian gross domestic product is expected to fall by 4.70% in 2020.

Posted on: 25/6/2020

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Caicó embroidery conquers Geographical Indication

The concession of the Geographical Indication "Caicó" for the indication of source regarding the product "embroidery" was published on June 23rd in the Brazilian Industrial Property Gazette nº 2581.

Posted on: 24/6/2020

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Luiz Leonardos is recognized by the international guide Who's Who Legal

The Partner Luiz Leonardos was recognized as a Global Leader in the Patent practice by the 2020 edition of the international guide Who's Who Legal.

Posted on: 19/6/2020

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Luiz Leonardos & Advogados is recognized by Leaders League Brazil 2020

LLIP was recognized by the 2020 edition of Leaders League Brazil guide for the following practice areas: Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Litigation, Patent Prosecution, Patent Litigation.

Posted on: 17/6/2020

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The application of Brazilian Data Protection Law penalties was postponed to August 2021

The Law 14.010 / 2020 was published in the Official Gazette, which postponed the application of Brazilian Data Protection Law penalties to August 2021.

Posted on: 12/6/2020

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Typical products and services from Brazil have joined the Madrid Goods and Services Manager (MGS) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Typical products and services from Brazil have joined the Madrid Goods and Services Manager (MGS) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Posted on: 12/6/2020

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The Brazilian PTO announced today that administrative proceedings will have their procedural deadlines resumed on June 1st, 2020

The Brazilian PTO announced in the official gazette today that administrative proceedings will have their procedural deadlines resumed on June 1st, 2020

Posted on: 26/5/2020

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The applicability of the penalties of the General Data Protection Law (“LGPD”) was postponed to August 2021

The Senate approved on May 19, 2020, Bill No. 1,179 / 20, which establishes special legal rules during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted on: 22/5/2020

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The Brazilian PTO begins to publish International Trademark applications designating Brazil in the Official Gazette

It has taken 7 months for the Brazilian PTO to finally begin publishing, in the local Official Gazette, international applications filed through the Madrid Protocol which designate Brazil.

Posted on: 21/5/2020

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Brazilian PTO (INPI) extends deadline suspension

Brazilian PTO (INPI) extends deadline suspension and home office

Posted on: 12/5/2020

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State of Rio Grande do Sul gains geographical indication for wine companies

The Brazilian PTO has granted the seventh geographical indication for wine companies in the State of Rio Grande do Sul/Brazil

Posted on: 6/5/2020

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Recognized by IP Stars 2020 guide

Our firm was recognized by the international publication IP Stars 2020.

Posted on: 4/5/2020

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CNJ determines deadlines resumption

The National Council of Justice issued a resolution that determines the resumption of procedural and administrative deadlines

Posted on: 22/4/2020

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Second Use Patents as protection strategy for use of drugs in COVID-19 treatment

Several technologies are being developed aiming to tackle covid-19 over the world. The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of University of São Paulo estimates to individually test around 2,500 drugs to combat the disease up to the end of the next few weeks...

Posted on: 22/4/2020

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Multiclass applications in Brazil

The multiclass system for trademarks was supposed to become available in Brazil in March 2020. However, the PTO has published a notice on its website informing that due to issues related to its computerized processing system, multiclass applications will no longer be available as of that date.

Posted on: 13/4/2020

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News regarding prioritization of examination of technologies associated with the treatment and diagnosis of COVID-19

Considering the pandemic declared by the World Health Organization caused by COVID-19, its impacts on public health and the need for short, medium and long term measures to protect the population from the virus, the Brazilian PTO (INPI) has published on April 7, 2020 a new Resolution No. 149

Posted on: 9/4/2020

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Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD) and its legislative steps

Under the reflexes of COVID19, the Brazilian Senate approved the Bill 1179/2020 about the entry into force of the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD) to January 2021.

Posted on: 8/4/2020

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LLIP Partners are Recognized as IP STARS

We are delighted to announce that our senior partners Luiz Leonardos and Patrícia Lusoli were once again ranked by Managing Intellectual Property as IP Stars, and our partner Carolina Schueler was recognized as an IP Rising Star 2019.

Posted on: 12/12/2019

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Brazil's Adhesion to the Madrid Protocol for International Registration of Trademarks

Brazil has finally taken all the legal measures that allow the entry into force of the Madrid Protocol in the country.

Posted on: 2/10/2019

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