BPTO’s condition of International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority (ISA / IPEA) under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) was renewed for another ten years. With the renewal, the Institute continues to allow the filing of international patent applications in Brazil in Portuguese, English and Spanish. The decision was made during the 10th Session of the […]
The BPTO opened a public consultation regarding their new online system of software registration. Interested parties must give their opinions by Feb. 03 2017. For further information, see http://www.inpi.gov.br/noticias/inpi-abre-consulta-publica-sobre-sistema-de-registro-de-software/view (in portuguese).
The BPTO released the latest edition of its Radar Tecnológico (Tech Radar), a statistical report based on patent information. The theme of this new edition is “Rare Earths or Lanthanides”. The report is in Portuguese, but a summary is available in English: http://www.inpi.gov.br/menu-servicos/informacao/arquivos/radar-teras-raras-ingles.pdf