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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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The BPTO´s New President is Appointed.

Link: https://pesquisa-eaesp.fgv.br/professor/claudio-vilar-furtado

Posted on: 9/1/2019

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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

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Happy Holidays Season!

3D capuccino printing!

Posted on: 21/12/2018

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Gustavo Leonardos in his first international AIPPI Congress in 1985

AIPPI - 1985 Rio de Janeiro

Posted on: 23/10/2018

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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