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The Brazilian PTO institutes a pre-examination report pilot program

The initiative aims at expediting the substantive examination of patent applications as from January 23, 2018.

Posted on: 19/1/2018

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The action against the rule for minimum of ten years of patent validity was rejected.

The Minister of the Federal Supreme Court rejected the direct action for the declaration of unconstitutionality of article 40, sole paragraph of Law 9,279 / 1996.

Posted on: 13/11/2017

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China and Brazil sign agreement to develop a fast-patent track examination project

The project is expected to be in force in February 2018.

Posted on: 13/11/2017

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The Brazilian and European PTOs have announced a new pilot program for fast-track examination of patent applications

The BPTO-EPO PPH Pilot Project will be effective for a period of two years as from December 1st, 2017 when the BPTO will analyze up to 300 request per year.

Posted on: 7/11/2017

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Proposal of resolution to fight the patent backlog is presented by Gustavo Leonardos to the BPTO in its public consultation.

In relation to the simplified procedure proposed by the BPTO, asks what are the legal effects ...

Posted on: 20/10/2017

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