We aim to provide a general perspective of the
examination criteria for the electronic and mechanical inventions
in Mexico & Brazil. We will focus in those
technologies related to software, medical devicesand designs, as
well as some strategies to avoid claiming non-statutory
subject-matter, thus obtaining an strategic, integral
INVENTIONS & DESIGNS:
Overview and highlights of prosecution procedures in
Mexico and Brazil.
Current examination criteria in both jurisdictions and
scenarios leading to accelerated granting. * Non-Statutory Subject-Matter: Spotlighting
software and medical devices technologies.
Granting Average Time complying with local legal
provisions and our recommendation for reducing the number
of office actions.
Strategy for speeding up prosecution: PPH
Agreements, Voluntary Claim Amendments and our recommended local
Strategy for overcoming technical requirements: Recommended
claim drafting, how to highlight inventive step of core
technologies & their multiple embodiments.
Tania Lopez is a Biochemical Engineer holding a MSc in
Biotechnological Sciences by the Northwestern Center of Biological
Research in Mexico. She has been involved in several R&D
projects with an emphasis in Bioengineering and Biotechnology.
Tania obtained her MSc in 2010 the same year that she joined Clarke
Modet & Co., where she has served as Technical Consultant in
the Technology Intelligence Unit, Patent and International Business
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While it is true that each stage of the Marketing Authorization process includes particular steps, most of them have well-stablished guidelines; however, the stages related to IP rights are still under refinement.
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