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The action against the rule for minimum of ten years of patent validity was rejected.

The Minister of the Federal Supreme Court rejected the direct action for the declaration of unconstitutionality of article 40, sole paragraph of Law 9,279 / 1996.

Posted on: 13/11/2017

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China and Brazil sign agreement to develop a fast-patent track examination project

The project is expected to be in force in February 2018.

Posted on: 13/11/2017

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The Brazilian and European PTOs have announced a new pilot program for fast-track examination of patent applications

The BPTO-EPO PPH Pilot Project will be effective for a period of two years as from December 1st, 2017 when the BPTO will analyze up to 300 request per year.

Posted on: 7/11/2017

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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: 20/10/2017

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Fast protection for green technologies in Brazil

Ana Paula Jardim and Andrea Granthon explore the ways in which the Brazilian PTO is trying to solve its extensive backlog, closely analyzing the pilot projects with this goal, specially the one concerning green technologies.

Posted on: 17/10/2017

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