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Complementary information referred to the Guidelines for Examination of Patent Applications in the field of Chemistry

As informed in our Newsletter No. 01/2018, the Brazilian Patent Office (BPTO) recently published Resolution No. 208, which entered into force on January 2, 2018 by means of publication made in the Official Gazette No. 2452.
 
This Resolution established the first Guidelines specifically related to the particularities in the Examination of inventions in the Chemical Field. The content of the Guidelines is in line with the Guidelines for Examination of Patent Applications – Resolution No. 124/2013 (Part I) and Resolution No. 169/2016 (Part II) – and confirms the aspects proposed by means of the public consultation published in the Official Gazette of March 17, 2017.
 

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