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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: 4/4/2018

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The Brazilian PTO announces the decision time rates in 2017 by patents technical areas

Cosmetics, agrochemicals and utility models were some of the sectors that presented times rates better than the average.

Posted on: 19/2/2018

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The Brazilian PTO institutes a pre-examination report pilot program

The initiative aims at expediting the substantive examination of patent applications as from January 23, 2018.

Posted on: 19/1/2018

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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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