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Gustavo Leonardos in his first international AIPPI Congress in 1985

AIPPI - 1985 Rio de Janeiro

Posted on: 23/10/2018

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Why still seek patent protection in Brazil?

The country's panorama may seem a little cahotic, specifically when it comes to patenting. However, there are very good reasons it is still worth the investment. Ana Paula Jardim and Andréa Granthon present the country's improvement efforts to comply with its demands.

Posted on: 16/10/2018

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Tequila is now recognized in Brazil as a Geographical Indication

From now on, the beverage sold in Brazil can only be labeled as tequila if it is Mexican. In Mexico, the same thing happens with cachaça since 2017, when the agreement was ratified in the country.

Posted on: 3/10/2018

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Should fashion articles be protected by copyright?

Partner Daniele Dias Machado evaluates both sides of the discussion, specially in Brazil in a new article for The Trademark Lawyer Magazine.

Posted on: 4/9/2018

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Brazil’s new General Data Protection Law is sanctioned by the President

The LGPD establishes a broad data protection regime in Brazil and imposes specific rules for the collection, use, processing and storage of personal data, both electronic and physical.

Posted on: 20/8/2018

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Design Protection for Automobile Parts in Brazil: What Changed?

Partners Rodrigo Bonan and Fabio Albergaria explain the recent developments in Brazilian IP Law in the article for The Patent Lawyer Magazine.

Posted on: 31/7/2018

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Brazil and the United Kingdom start a Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Project in August

Patent applications in the fieds of Energy, Biotechnology and Digital Communication are amongst the ones that can request examination priority as from August 1st, 2018.

Posted on: 26/7/2018

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Members of our team are recognized amongst the world’s premier patent professionals by IAM Patent 1000

Partners have been nominated by peers and selected for inclusion following tough scrutiny from the IAM editorial team.

Posted on: 13/6/2018

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The PPH Pilot Project between Brazil and the US was expanded to encompass Information Technology Patent Applications

Besides oil & gas related patent applications, new technologies related to telecommunications, digital communication, IT methods for management, amongts others are now eligible to benefit from the PPH Pilot Project.

Posted on: 10/5/2018

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Patent applications and patents proposing new solutions for diagnosis, prophylaxis and treatment of Chikungunya and Zika can benefit of priority examination

Resolution No. 217/2018 modifies former Resolution No. 80/2013, which regulated the prioritization of examination for patent applications covering pharmaceutical products and processes.

Posted on: 10/5/2018

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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: 4/4/2018

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The Brazilian PTO announces the decision time rates in 2017 by patents technical areas

Cosmetics, agrochemicals and utility models were some of the sectors that presented times rates better than the average.

Posted on: 19/2/2018

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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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