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

The "Protocol relating to the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of Marks", better known as the Madrid Protocol, is an international treaty that allows the registration of marks in more than 120 countries through an international application.

Posted on: 12/9/2019


Standardization of patent priority examination procedures

Aiming at rendering the priority examination procedure faster and simpler, the Brazilian Patent Office (BPTO) standardized the requirements and improved the proceedings for the different modalities.

Posted on: 12/7/2019


Brazil's new plan to tackle the patent examination backlog

On July 3, 2019, the Brazilian Ministry of Economy and the Brazilian Patent Office (BPTO) announced a plan of action intended to reduce the patent examination backlog in 80% by the end of 2021.

Posted on: 12/7/2019


Opening of Luiz Leonardos' new offices in São Paulo

We are pleased to announce the opening of our offices in the city of São Paulo.

Posted on: 27/6/2019


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

Legislative Decree No. 49 was published in the Official Gazette of May 30, 2019, approving the texts of the Madrid Protocol on the International Registration of Marks.

Posted on: 18/6/2019


The BPTO´s New President is Appointed.


Posted on: 9/1/2019


The provisional measure for the creation of the National Authority of Data Protection (ANPD) was enacted

In one of his last acts before passing the presidential sash to his successor Jair Bolsonaro, the now ex-President Michel Temer enacted the Provisional Measure 869/2018, on December 27, 2018, for the creation of the National Authority of Data Protection - ANPD.

Posted on: 2/1/2019


Happy Holidays Season!

3D capuccino printing!

Posted on: 21/12/2018


Gustavo Leonardos in his first international AIPPI Congress in 1985

AIPPI - 1985 Rio de Janeiro

Posted on: 23/10/2018


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


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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