Fast protection for green technologies in Brazil
What are the advantages and opportunities for patent applications that propose a sustainable technical solution?
The Brazilian PTO's Green Patent Programe prioritizes the examination of patent applications relating to "green" technologies, such as alternative energy, energy conservation and waste management.
Partners Ana Paula Jardim and Andrea Granthon look closely at this and other projects that aim to reduce the existing backlog problem in the Brazilian PTO.
The article was published in the Septmeber/October issue of The Patent Lawyer Magazine and is fully available on this link: http://llip.com/Content/Files/Artigos/Doc.pdf