The Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) has initiated Public Consultation No. 03/2020 regarding NEW PROPOSED GUIDELINES FOR EXAMINATION OF SOFTWARE-IMPLEMENTED INVENTIONS. The consultation period will last for 60 days, and comments and suggestions can be sent to [email protected] until October 17, 2020.
The purpose of this Public Consultation is to update the current Guidelines for Examination of Patent Applications Related to Software-Implemented Inventions, created by Resolution INPI/PR No. 158 of November 28, 2016.
After the end of this public consultation, the BRPTO will present its comments to the suggestions received during this period, and well as the final version of the new guidelines. Daniel Law will participate and closely monitor this public consultation process and will keep you informed about any further developments. Additional information can be found here: https://www.gov.br/inpi