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By Gabriel Francisco Leonardos

Anti-counterfeiting: A Global Guide 2020

The growth of the Brazilian market and economy is paralleled by the increase in counterfeiting activities. The enforcement of IP rights involves planning, technology, intelligence, training and coordination, with support from a number of laws and treaties, as well as the relevant rules of the Federal Constitution, the Civil Code, the Criminal Code, the Civil Procedure Code, the Criminal Procedure Code and administrative statutory instruments.
 
This article, authored by our senior partners Elizabeth Kasznar, Gabriel Leonardos and Rafael Lacaz, first appeared in Anti-counterfeiting: A Global Guide 2020, a supplement to World Trademark Review, published by Globe Business Media Group – IP Division. Click below to read the full article.
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September 3, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic triggered the issuance of new compulsory license rules for patents in Brazil

On Sept. 2nd, 2021, Law No 14,200 was enacted to amend the Brazilian Patent & Trademark Act (BPTA) in order to change The Covid-19 pandemic triggered the issuance of new compulsory license rules for patents in Brazil

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August 27, 2021

The Brazilian FDA will no longer examine pharmaceutical patent applications

Law No. 14,195, of August 26, 2021, improves the business environment in Brazil   The participation of the Brazilian agency called ANVISA The Brazilian FDA will no longer examine pharmaceutical patent applications

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June 24, 2021

Text of the Business Environment Bill is approved by the Chamber of Representatives, and it ends the prior approval for pharmaceutical patents, in addition to bringing relevant changes to trade names

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