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The Brazilian PTO announced today that administrative proceedings will have their procedural deadlines resumed on June 1st, 2020

The Brazilian PTO announced in the official gazette today that administrative proceedings will have their procedural deadlines resumed on June 1st, 2020

Posted on: 26/5/2020

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The applicability of the penalties of the General Data Protection Law (“LGPD”) was postponed to August 2021

The Senate approved on May 19, 2020, Bill No. 1,179 / 20, which establishes special legal rules during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted on: 22/5/2020

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The Brazilian PTO begins to publish International Trademark applications designating Brazil in the Official Gazette

It has taken 7 months for the Brazilian PTO to finally begin publishing, in the local Official Gazette, international applications filed through the Madrid Protocol which designate Brazil.

Posted on: 21/5/2020

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Brazilian PTO (INPI) extends deadline suspension

Brazilian PTO (INPI) extends deadline suspension and home office

Posted on: 12/5/2020

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State of Rio Grande do Sul gains geographical indication for wine companies

The Brazilian PTO has granted the seventh geographical indication for wine companies in the State of Rio Grande do Sul/Brazil

Posted on: 6/5/2020

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Recognized by IP Stars 2020 guide

Our firm was recognized by the international publication IP Stars 2020.

Posted on: 4/5/2020

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CNJ determines deadlines resumption

The National Council of Justice issued a resolution that determines the resumption of procedural and administrative deadlines

Posted on: 22/4/2020

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Second Use Patents as protection strategy for use of drugs in COVID-19 treatment

Several technologies are being developed aiming to tackle covid-19 over the world. The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of University of São Paulo estimates to individually test around 2,500 drugs to combat the disease up to the end of the next few weeks...

Posted on: 22/4/2020

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Multiclass applications in Brazil

The multiclass system for trademarks was supposed to become available in Brazil in March 2020. However, the PTO has published a notice on its website informing that due to issues related to its computerized processing system, multiclass applications will no longer be available as of that date.

Posted on: 13/4/2020

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News regarding prioritization of examination of technologies associated with the treatment and diagnosis of COVID-19

Considering the pandemic declared by the World Health Organization caused by COVID-19, its impacts on public health and the need for short, medium and long term measures to protect the population from the virus, the Brazilian PTO (INPI) has published on April 7, 2020 a new Resolution No. 149

Posted on: 9/4/2020

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Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD) and its legislative steps

Under the reflexes of COVID19, the Brazilian Senate approved the Bill 1179/2020 about the entry into force of the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD) to January 2021.

Posted on: 8/4/2020

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LLIP Partners are Recognized as IP STARS

We are delighted to announce that our senior partners Luiz Leonardos and Patrícia Lusoli were once again ranked by Managing Intellectual Property as IP Stars, and our partner Carolina Schueler was recognized as an IP Rising Star 2019.

Posted on: 12/12/2019

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

Brazil has finally taken all the legal measures that allow the entry into force of the Madrid Protocol in the country.

Posted on: 2/10/2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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