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  • Searching Solutions for COVID-19 in Patent Documents

    Articles | 09-06-2020

    Landscape of patents related to the Coronaviridae family and SARS and MERS outbreaks By Ana Paula Dantas Côrrea Couto, Cintia Lima and Ludmila Kawakami In view of the emergence of COVID-19, there is also the need to seek technological solutions that can be useful for global and local actions. At this time, scientific production is […]

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  • PANDEMIC AND PUBLIC HEALTH: What to expect from the Patent System

    Articles | 01-06-2020

    The outbreak of COVID-19 – a clinical manifestation caused by the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 – that has spread to more than 200 countries and the establishment of a pandemic has triggered the race for strategic solutions for treating, preventing and diagnosing the disease. At the same time, in the scope of Public Health, the growing […]

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  • The Ministry of Health defines conditions for regularizing activities resulting from access to Genetic Heritage and Associated Traditional Knowledge carried out by foreign institutions

    Articles | 20-05-2020

    On April 30, 2020, came into forceOrdinance No. 199, of April 22, 2020, which establishes the conditions for executing the term of commitment by foreign institutions and the Union, in order to regularize the access to genetic heritage and associated traditional knowledgeunder the terms of Law No. 13,123 of 2015. Regularization of access is necessary […]

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