Mondaq All Regions - Brazil: Intellectual Property
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
In Brazil, the courts, rather than the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO), have the final say about the registration or cancellation of a patent, design or trademark.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
In Brazil, paying for AdWords services for internet searching engines such as Google and Bing can amount to trademark infringement and unfair competition.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
The Brazilian trademark system is flexible
Moeller IP Advisors
On 30 October 2018, the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) in order to reduce its current backlog published Rule 227/2018, regulating for the analysis of patents using the results of searches in other national or regional patent offices.
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
Although the amount of patent litigation in Brazil is far from the level of litigation in the US, patent infringement actions are very common in the jurisdiction.
Tauil & Chequer
In continuity with the Patent Prosecution Highway program ("PPH"), the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office ("BPTO") published in the Industrial Property Bulletin No. 2487
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
When is a trademark a trademark? In an ideal world a trademark should be whatever is perceived as a trademark by consumers.
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
The Brazilian Patent Office (BRPTO) published on August 21, 2018, Rule # 223/2018, which establishes the procedures related to the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) between BRPTO...
Tauil & Chequer
In the latest chapter regarding the pilot project of shared priority examination, the Patent Prosecution Highway ("PPH"), the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office ("BPTO") published in the Official Industrial Property Bulletin No. 2485, dated August 21, 2018, Resolution No. 223, which sets forth the regulation of the program signed with the Danish Patent and Trademark Office - DKPTO.
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
Often clients, unaccustomed to Brazil, fret about the wrong problem, such as the backlog. Alternatively, they try to solve a problem with the wrong solution, like drafting a standard licensing...
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
Uma invenção de seleção é aquela em que um único elemento ou um pequeno segmento dentro de um amplo grupo conhecido é selecionado e reivindicado de forma independente ...
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
O mercado brasileiro de Propriedade Intelectual entra no segundo semestre de 2018 em contagem regressiva. Copa do Mundo? Eleições? Não exatamente. O segmento tem um marco próprio a esperar: até o fim
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
The present article analyzes how the Marco Civil will affect the enforcement of intellectual property rights against online infringements.
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
When people think about Brazil they often imagine just another country in South America, like Argentina or Chile.
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
It is also relevant to know that multiclass applications are not allowed in Brazil.
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
Despite the ongoing efforts to harmonize patent practice in all countries, some differences persist.
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
In Brazil, the three-dimensional trademark is defined in accordance with the concept adopted by the Brazilian PTO as the "sign consisting of its physical shape which is distinctive in itself...
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
Biotechnology is a multidisciplinary science that integrates concepts of Biology, Chemistry, Engineering and Informatics, based on the use of living organisms and biological systems...
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
Often clients, unaccustomed to Brazil, fret about the wrong problem, such as the backlog. Alternatively, they try to solve a problem with the wrong solution, like drafting a standard licensing agreement...
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
The Brazilian Patent Office published on July 24, 2018, Rule # 222/2018, which establishes the procedures related to the Patent Prosecution Highway between BRPTO and the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office.
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Moeller IP Advisors
On 30 October 2018, the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) in order to reduce its current backlog published Rule 227/2018, regulating for the analysis of patents using the results of searches in other national or regional patent offices.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
The Brazilian trademark system is flexible
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
Brazil is the eighth largest pharmaceutical market in terms of revenue and Latin America's largest markets.
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
Although the amount of patent litigation in Brazil is far from the level of litigation in the US, patent infringement actions are very common in the jurisdiction.
Veirano e Advogados Associados
From February 27, 2018 the BPTO will start to issue formal Official Actions (Official Bulletin Code No. 6.6.1) for all patent applications filed in Brazil covering inventions ...
Moeller IP Advisors
On April 20, 2018, Brazilian "mailbox" patent PI9507594-1 by Alexion Pharmaceutical Inc. protecting the drug Soliris® (eculizumab) received an unfavorable ruling by the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice regarding its term of protection.
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
The Brazilian Patent Office (BRPTO) published on August 21, 2018, Rule # 223/2018, which establishes the procedures related to the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) between BRPTO...
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
The Brazilian Government is bent on stimulating local cutting-edge innovation and thus wants to empower its domestic industry so that these industries can innovate and compete.
Clarke, Modet & Co
Para fomentar a criação humana e os avanços que por ela são impulsionados o Direito tutela a Propriedade Intelectual, oferecendo respaldo àquele que, de alguma forma, venha a investor...
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
When is a trademark a trademark? In an ideal world a trademark should be whatever is perceived as a trademark by consumers.
DANIEL Legal & IP Strategy
The relevant authority is the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office ("BPTO"), also referred to as the National Institute for Industrial Property (Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial – "INPI", in Portuguese).
Kasznar Leonardos
Further to our newsletter 12/16, please be informed that the Brazilian Patent Office issued on 1.March 2017 the Resolution No. 179 revoking Resolution 174, which was addressed in said previous newsletter.
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