Granting of 3D trademarks for PlayStation controllers

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In July 2021, several of our client’s three-dimensional trademark registration applications for the DualShock 3...
The Green Revolution: Investments and Innovations Drive Sustainability in Brazil

The Green Revolution: Investments and Innovations Drive Sustainability in Brazil

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The MOVER Program and the New Directions of Sustainable Mobility Sustainable mobility is emerging as...
Understanding Patents in Brazil: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding Patents in Brazil: A Comprehensive Guide

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In the dynamic, globalized world where knowledge is a pivotal economic driver, understanding the intricacies...
Brazil Back Among Top Global Economies

Brazil Back Among Top Global Economies

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On 19 December, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released new numbers regarding the Brazilian economy...
Paving The Way: Brazil´s Expected Accession to the Budapest Treaty

Paving The Way: Brazil´s Expected Accession to the Budapest Treaty

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The Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes...
The National Strategy for the Development of the Economic-Industrial Health Complex (CEIS) and Partnerships for Productive Development (PDPs)

The National Strategy for the Development of the Economic-Industrial Health Complex (CEIS) and Partnerships for Productive Development (PDPs)

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Since the beginning of this year, the Federal Executive has been working, led by the...
New Form for Indicating Agricultural Pesticides for Toxicological Safety Reevaluation

New Form for Indicating Agricultural Pesticides for Toxicological Safety Reevaluation

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On September 29, 2023, ANVISA announced the availability of a new form for indicating agricultural...
ANVISA’s Innovation Policy Established by Ordinance 1,100/2023

ANVISA’s Innovation Policy Established by Ordinance 1,100/2023

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On October 2, 2023, Ordinance 1,100/2023 was published, establishing ANVISA's Innovation Policy. This measure aims...
Public Consultation for the Modification of the Biosimilars Regulation

Public Consultation for the Modification of the Biosimilars Regulation

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On October 4, 2023, ANVISA published Public Consultation 1,206/2023 regarding the amendment of the current...
Provisional Ruling enacted addressing measures for controlling phytosanitary and zoosanitary emergencies

Provisional Ruling enacted addressing measures for controlling phytosanitary and zoosanitary emergencies

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The Federal Government issued yesterday Provisional Ruling 1,186/2023, which supplements Law 12,873/2013 with important tools...
Canada and Finland Initiate Strategic Partnerships in Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Projects

Canada and Finland Initiate Strategic Partnerships in Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Projects

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The Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) is an international collaboration program between patent offices in several...
A step Towards Modernization: Brazil’s IP Laws Set for Public Consultation

A step Towards Modernization: Brazil’s IP Laws Set for Public Consultation

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In our recent post , we discussed how Brazil’s Patent and Trademark office (BPTO) has...
Sports betting to be taxed at 18%, according to new Provisional Measure

Sports betting to be taxed at 18%, according to new Provisional Measure

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On 25 July, the Brazilian government published a new Provisional Measure in the Official Gazette of the...
Brazil’s Central Bank implements resolution on data sharing

Brazil’s Central Bank implements resolution on data sharing

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On 23 May, Brazil’s central bank (BACEN) published a Joint Resolution that provides for the...
Brazilian DPA releases statement on processing of children’s data

Brazilian DPA releases statement on processing of children’s data

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On May 24, the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Data Protection Authority (ANPD) issued...
CONAR signs agreement with the Brazilian Institute of Responsible Gaming (IBJR) for self-regulation of betting advertising

CONAR signs agreement with the Brazilian Institute of Responsible Gaming (IBJR) for self-regulation of betting advertising

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On 16 June, the Brazilian non-governmental organization that self-regulates the advertising sector (known as “CONAR”)...
Brazilian DPA releases note on privacy compliance in the pharmaceutical sector

Brazilian DPA releases note on privacy compliance in the pharmaceutical sector

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On May 11, the Brazilian Data Protection Authority (ANPD) issued a technical note regarding the...
A look at ambush marketing in Brazil’s New General Sports Law

A look at ambush marketing in Brazil’s New General Sports Law

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On June 14, the Brazilian President sanctioned the new Brazilian General Sports Law (Law nº...
Unlocking Brazil’s Potential: Advancements in Intellectual Property and Innovation

Unlocking Brazil’s Potential: Advancements in Intellectual Property and Innovation

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Over the last years, Brazil has been investing in new initiatives to become more modern...
Paving the way for Regulation in Brazil’s Sports Betting Market’

Paving the way for Regulation in Brazil’s Sports Betting Market’

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The sports betting market is at a critical juncture in Brazil. Despite being legalized in...
Navigating the Regulatory Challenges of AI: A Look at ChatGPT and the Proposed Framework in Brazil

Navigating the Regulatory Challenges of AI: A Look at ChatGPT and the Proposed Framework in Brazil

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This year has everyone talking about ChatGPT. Indeed the many applications of this new technology...
The Metaverse and Latin America: What You Need to Know About Regulation in the Region

The Metaverse and Latin America: What You Need to Know About Regulation in the Region

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Colombia recently became the first country in the world to hold a court hearing in...
Understanding Brazilian Copyright Law: Requirements for Protection, Registration, Duration, and other Intellectual Property Rights

Understanding Brazilian Copyright Law: Requirements for Protection, Registration, Duration, and other Intellectual Property Rights

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As Brazil is a member of the Berne Convention, copyright protection under Brazilian Law is...
Understanding the Andean Opposition Protocol

Understanding the Andean Opposition Protocol

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During a recent administration program of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the...
Brazil Joins Hague System for International Registrations of Industrial Designs

Brazil Joins Hague System for International Registrations of Industrial Designs

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On February 13, Brazil officially joined the Hague System for International registration of designs. This...
ANPD publishes regulation on administrative sanctions for breaches of LGPD

ANPD publishes regulation on administrative sanctions for breaches of LGPD

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On 27 February, the Brazilian data protection authority (ANPD) published the highly anticipated regulation on...
Some procedural considerations in Brazilian Trademark infringement actions

Some procedural considerations in Brazilian Trademark infringement actions

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In our recent article, we discussed 10 Common questions on Trademark Enforcement in Brazil. In...
An update on the esports debate in Brazil

An update on the esports debate in Brazil

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A recent report by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) about IP and sports highlighted...
Industrial Design: Brazil moves closer to joining Hague Agreement

Industrial Design: Brazil moves closer to joining Hague Agreement

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Brazil adopts new legal framework on Telehealth

Brazil adopts new legal framework on Telehealth

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On December 28, former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro sanctioned Law 14,510 , authorizing the practice...
Brazilian DPA issues Guide on Cookies and Personal Data Protection

Brazilian DPA issues Guide on Cookies and Personal Data Protection

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On 18 October, the Brazilian National Data Protection Authority (ANPD) published its Guide on “Cookies...
Three important considerations on Patent Licensing in Brazil

Three important considerations on Patent Licensing in Brazil

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Are you interested to learn about some of the particularities of Patent Licensing in Brazil?...
Getting to know Brazilian Patent Practice

Getting to know Brazilian Patent Practice

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In the past, we received some questions regarding patent practice in Brazil and how this...
Navigating the Madrid Protocol in Brazil

Navigating the Madrid Protocol in Brazil

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Brazil ratified the Madrid Protocol, which became operational in the country on October 2, 2019 (under...
A glimpse at privacy and the metaverse

A glimpse at privacy and the metaverse

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A recent report by McKinsey found that the Metaverse has the potential to generate up...
Compulsory Licensing – a synopsis of what’s been happening in Brazil and abroad

Compulsory Licensing – a synopsis of what’s been happening in Brazil and abroad

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For those new to the topic, Compulsory Licensing refers to the process where a government...
Industrial Design: Brazil prepares for accession to the Hague Agreement

Industrial Design: Brazil prepares for accession to the Hague Agreement

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This year, Brazil is progressing with its proposal to join the Hague Agreement on International...
Brazil to provide new framework on telehealth

Brazil to provide new framework on telehealth

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According to a recent study, the global telehealth market grew to USD 144,38 billion in...
Icons and your IP rights – 8 tips for ensuring greater protection

Icons and your IP rights – 8 tips for ensuring greater protection

Blog Copyright Intellectual Property Trademarks
Icons that identify applications are the new distinguishing signs of today. They are used to...
10 Common questions on Trademark Enforcement in Brazil

10 Common questions on Trademark Enforcement in Brazil

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Are you interested to learn about some of the particularities of Trademark enforcement in the...
Data Protection and privacy in Brazil: what’s expected for 2022 and beyond

Data Protection and privacy in Brazil: what’s expected for 2022 and beyond

Blog data protection Technology
The discourse on data protection and privacy in Brazil has been gaining momentum in the...
What you need to know about franchising in Brazil

What you need to know about franchising in Brazil

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Brazil’s franchise market, which is the 6th largest in the world (in terms of franchise...
Top 7 questions on patent prosecution and opposition in Brazil

Top 7 questions on patent prosecution and opposition in Brazil

Intellectual Property IP Prosecution & Counseling Patents
Are you interested to learn about some of the particularities of patent prosecution and opposition...
New Brazilian e-software system delivers strong growth in registrations

New Brazilian e-software system delivers strong growth in registrations

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In Brazil, the software market is expanding rapidly. According to the recent numbers from the...
New Brazilian tax rules for remittance of IP royalties abroad – time to change your contractual arrangements?

New Brazilian tax rules for remittance of IP royalties abroad – time to change your contractual arrangements?

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In December 2021, Brazil introduced sweeping changes to its legal framework on foreign exchange (under...
Brazil — new national action plan to combat piracy approved

Brazil — new national action plan to combat piracy approved

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In a recent post, we discussed how Brazil’s Anti-counterfeiting Council (CNCP) recently met with other...
Software related inventions in Brazil

Software related inventions in Brazil

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Below we provide a brief overview of the respective approaches in patenting of software related...
Using empirical research to understand Brazilian IP practice

Using empirical research to understand Brazilian IP practice

Blog Data Intellectual Property Patents Trademarks
The discussion on using empirical research for law is not a new one. In fact,...
Industrial Designs: a brief overview of Brazilian practice

Industrial Designs: a brief overview of Brazilian practice

Blog Industrial design Intellectual Property IP Prosecution & Counseling
In a recent article, we highlighted how recent changes and improvements to the examination standards...
A look at recent innovation and technology measures in Brazil

A look at recent innovation and technology measures in Brazil

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Last month, the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”), together with institutional partners, released its 14th...
Brazilian DPA signs first international co-operation agreement with Spanish authority

Brazilian DPA signs first international co-operation agreement with Spanish authority

Blog Data data protection Digital Technology
In our recent posts, we have been following the developments in the ANPD (Brazil’s Data...
Following the latest developments in Brazil’s DPA

Following the latest developments in Brazil’s DPA

Blog Data data protection Digital Technology
In our last post on this topic, we discussed recent developments in respect of the...
How are digital influencers regulated in Brazil?

How are digital influencers regulated in Brazil?

Blog Digital Technology
In Brazil, advertising is subject to different legal considerations based on Constitutional, Civil, Intellectual Property...
Brazil: tackling patent infringement in the courts

Brazil: tackling patent infringement in the courts

Blog Intellectual Property IP Prosecution & Counseling Patents
Brazil is the second largest country in the Americas, both in terms of GDP and...
Brazilian PTO creates new rules for position marks

Brazilian PTO creates new rules for position marks

Blog BPTO News Intellectual Property IP Prosecution & Counseling Trademarks
On 21 September, the Brazilian PTO published a new rule, providing for the registration of trademarks in the...
Brazilian PTO annuls patent for CBD based drug

Brazilian PTO annuls patent for CBD based drug

Blog Cannabis Cannabis Intellectual Property IP Prosecution & Counseling Life Sciences
In a decision published on 27 July, the Brazilian PTO annulled the patent for the...
What can 5G do for the gaming world?

What can 5G do for the gaming world?

Blog Digital Games Technology Telecom
The gaming industry has exploded in recent years and the gaming craze continues to spread...
Revisiting the exhaustion of IP rights

Revisiting the exhaustion of IP rights

Blog Intellectual Property
A topic that has recently resurged is the exhaustion of IP rights and what it...
Right of publicity under the Brazilian Legislation

Right of publicity under the Brazilian Legislation

Blog Publicity
There is no specific provision in the Brazilian legislation that recognizes the right of publicity,...
Cannabis in Brazil: a synopsis of current market

Cannabis in Brazil: a synopsis of current market

Blog Cannabis Cannabis IP Prosecution & Counseling
Recent events in Brazil may be seen as further steps in a slowly changing position...
Brazilian DPA issues guidelines on data processing agents

Brazilian DPA issues guidelines on data processing agents

Blog Data data protection Digital Technology
In a recent post, we discussed the latest developments in respect of the Brazil’s new federal...
A closer look at the Brazilian e-sports market

A closer look at the Brazilian e-sports market

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It is no secret that the global e-sports market has been exploding in recent years....

Backlog combat programme: Brazilian PTO reaches its highest patent decision indicators

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The issue of reducing the backlog of the examination of patent applications has become a...
The role of ANVISA in cannabis related patents

The role of ANVISA in cannabis related patents

Blog Cannabis Cannabis Intellectual Property IP Prosecution & Counseling Life Sciences Patents
As mentioned in our previous post on this topic, patent applications for pharmaceutical products or...
Patents for cannabis products in Brazil

Patents for cannabis products in Brazil

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In a recent post on this topic, we discussed how the slowly changing position toward...
Intellectual Property in Brazil: A brief synopsis

Intellectual Property in Brazil: A brief synopsis

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Over the last years, the government began focusing its attention on creating a culture of...
The Brazilian Automotive market – the new tech trends in numbers

The Brazilian Automotive market – the new tech trends in numbers

Automotive Blog Technology
In our previous article on the topic of the automotive industry in Brazil, we discussed...
Where to next for the Brazilian automotive sector?

Where to next for the Brazilian automotive sector?

Automotive Blog Intellectual Property Technology
The automotive industry is of huge significance to the global economy. In 2019 alone, more...
Chilean congress approves changes to Intellectual Property Law

Chilean congress approves changes to Intellectual Property Law

Blog IP Prosecution & Counseling Latam Hub
During April, the Chilean Congress approved a bill that seeks to modernize the national Intellectual...
IP Rights after Brexit

IP Rights after Brexit

Blog IP Prosecution & Counseling
After the transition period ended on 31 December 2020, EU law ceased to apply in...
Update on Privacy & Data Protection in Brazil

Update on Privacy & Data Protection in Brazil

Blog Data data protection Digital Technology
In this blog post, we will discuss recent developments in respect of the ANPD (Brazil’s...
Cannabis products in Brazil: a new agri-business?

Cannabis products in Brazil: a new agri-business?

Blog Cannabis Cannabis Intellectual Property
Recent events in Brazil may be seen as further steps in a slowly changing position...
Brazil: Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Update

Brazil: Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Update

Blog Intellectual Property Technology
As the largest and most populous country in Latin America, it was often difficult in...
Constitutional challenge regarding minimum term of patent protection in Brazil: analysis postponed, and preliminary injunction partially granted by Reporting Justice

Constitutional challenge regarding minimum term of patent protection in Brazil: analysis postponed, and preliminary injunction partially granted by Reporting Justice

Blog BPTO News Intellectual Property Patents
  The Brazilian Supreme Court has postponed the analysis of a landmark constitutional case that...
STF to hear constitutional challenge on minimum patent term

STF to hear constitutional challenge on minimum patent term

Blog BPTO News Intellectual Property Patents
On April 7 (Wednesday), the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court should start to consider ADI 5529,...
Madrid Protocol in Brazil – Some First Impressions.

Madrid Protocol in Brazil – Some First Impressions.

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What we have learned about the Madrid Protocol in Brazil In a recent article, we...
The  BPTO: A  Positive Transformation?

The  BPTO: A  Positive Transformation?

Blog BPTO News DANIEL INOVA REGULATORY AND LEGISLATIVE IP Patents REGULATORY AND LEGISLATIVE IP Trademarks
When meeting international colleagues at conferences and IP events, the conversation often centered around the...
Game on! The Brazilian Video Games industry – from big potential to possible legal concerns

Game on! The Brazilian Video Games industry – from big potential to possible legal concerns

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The Brazilian Video Games industry – from big potential to possible legal concerns Like other...

Brazilian Patent Backlog’s Days Are Numbered: Meet The Standardized Office Action Program

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The days of one of the world’s most severe patent backlogs are numbered. The Brazilian...
5G in Brazil: from market opportunities to challenges

5G in Brazil: from market opportunities to challenges

Blog Latam Hub Technology Telecom
The term 5G is used to describe the next generation of mobile networks beyond LTE mobile...

Artificial Intelligence: insights from the first meeting of the Daniel Research Group

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The perspective of creativity and innovation for technological purposes has always existed in society, respecting...

Madrid Protocol in Brazil

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When is a trademark a trademark? In an ideal world a trademark should be whatever...

The (Lack of) Encouragement to Technological Development in Brazil

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The Superior Court of Justice (STJ) recently issued a decision involving the multinational company Unilever....