A decision, still subject to appeal, was made available on 04/12/2022, in the public civil action filed by the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI) against the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) and the Federal Government, in which the Federal Government is required to transfer to the BPTO the totality of its revenues. In her […]
New Ordinance published by the INPI establishes relevant changes in regard to the preliminary office actions.
On April 12, 2022, the Brazilian Patent Office (BPTO) published Ordinance INPI/PR nº 34/2022 establishing some changes in the provisions of preliminary office action of dispatch code No. 6.23 for patent applications which technical examination is pending. Of the two important changes brought by the aforementioned Ordinance, one of them is the fact that there […]
A Revista da Propriedade Industrial (RPI) – publicação do Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial (INPI) dedicada a publicações de despachos, exigências, petições, entre outros -mudou. A RPI agora está separada em um maior número de seções, correspondendo aos serviços do INPI: Contratos, Desenho Industrial, Indicação Geográfica, Marcas, Patentes, Programas de Computador, Topografia de Circuitos e […]