News and Publications

  • New resolution related to PPH programs in Brazil

    Notícias | 25-10-2019

    The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published, on October 22, 2019, a new Resolution merging the rules and procedures related to requirements for participating in the PPH (Patent Prosecution Highway) Programs, which are already in force. This new Resolution will be valid as from December 1, 2019. The PPH Program allows an Applicant to […]

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  • New BPTO’s compensation table and new services of the Madrid Protocol

    Notícias | 10-10-2019

    On September 26, the Ministry of Economy published the Decree No. 516, which enter into force on October 2, with the new fees for services provided by the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) In addition, the new Decree includes fees for new services not previously stipulated, such as: counterarguments to appeal; alteration of the registration of […]

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  • BPTO releases third edition of its trademarks guidelines

    Notícias | 19-09-2019

    The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) released in its website the third edition of its trademarks guidelines. It will enter into force in October 2nd, 2019. In the same date, the Madrid Protocol – an international treaty that allows for the international registration of trademarks – will enter into force in Brazil. In view […]

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