The BPTO´s New President is Appointed.


Posted on: 1/9/2019


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: 1/2/2019


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


Should fashion articles be protected by copyright?

Partner Daniele Dias Machado evaluates both sides of the discussion, specially in Brazil in a new article for The Trademark Lawyer Magazine.

Posted on: 4/9/2018


Brazil’s new General Data Protection Law is sanctioned by the President

The LGPD establishes a broad data protection regime in Brazil and imposes specific rules for the collection, use, processing and storage of personal data, both electronic and physical.

Posted on: 20/8/2018


Design Protection for Automobile Parts in Brazil: What Changed?

Partners Rodrigo Bonan and Fabio Albergaria explain the recent developments in Brazilian IP Law in the article for The Patent Lawyer Magazine.

Posted on: 31/7/2018


Brazil and the United Kingdom start a Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Project in August

Patent applications in the fieds of Energy, Biotechnology and Digital Communication are amongst the ones that can request examination priority as from August 1st, 2018.

Posted on: 26/7/2018


Members of our team are recognized amongst the world’s premier patent professionals by IAM Patent 1000

Partners have been nominated by peers and selected for inclusion following tough scrutiny from the IAM editorial team.

Posted on: 13/6/2018


The PPH Pilot Project between Brazil and the US was expanded to encompass Information Technology Patent Applications

Besides oil & gas related patent applications, new technologies related to telecommunications, digital communication, IT methods for management, amongts others are now eligible to benefit from the PPH Pilot Project.

Posted on: 10/5/2018


Patent applications and patents proposing new solutions for diagnosis, prophylaxis and treatment of Chikungunya and Zika can benefit of priority examination

Resolution No. 217/2018 modifies former Resolution No. 80/2013, which regulated the prioritization of examination for patent applications covering pharmaceutical products and processes.

Posted on: 10/5/2018


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