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New ordinances relating to the accelerated patent prosecution in Brazil come into force in early 2022

The Brazilian PTO published at the end of last year new ordinances # 53, 54 and 55, which regulate the accelerated patent prosecution of patent applications in Brazil. Below are summarized the main issues addressed by each ordinance. If you have any questions, please...

Ordinance PR # 56/2021: Brazilian PTO postpones obligation to submit Sequence Listing file in Standard ST.26 format to July 2022

On December 28, the Brazilian PTO published Ordinance PR # 56/2021, with new conditions for the submission of Sequence Listing files. The new ordinance comes into effect from today (January 03, 2022), and revokes Ordinance PR # 405/2020. The previous Ordinance (PR #...