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By Aline Ferreira de Carvalho da Silva

July 5, 2021

Personalised medicine in Brazil: IP and regulatory challenges

Our partners Anderson Ribeiro, Aline Ferreira and Priscila Kashiwabara authored the chapter "Personalised medicine in Brazil: IP and regulatory challenges". This article first Personalised medicine in Brazil: IP and regulatory challenges

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January 7, 2021

BPTO publishes Manual on Geographical Indications

The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published on Tuesday, January 5th 2021, the first edition of the Manual of Geographical Indications. BPTO publishes Manual on Geographical Indications

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December 3, 2020

UN removes Cannabis from List of Narcotic Substances

On December 2, 2020, through its Commission on Narcotics, the United Nations approved a recommendation issued by WHO – World Health Organization UN removes Cannabis from List of Narcotic Substances

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October 9, 2020

Anvisa approves new regulations for food labeling

After a 6 years debate, Anvisa’s Board approved a new regulatory framework for food labeling during its meeting held on October 8th, Anvisa approves new regulations for food labeling

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May 29, 2020

Biologics and biosimilars in Brazil – the strategic questions

Our partners Anderson Ribeiro, Aline Ferreira and Priscila Kashiwabara and patent specialist Marisa Momoli authored the chapter "Biologics and biosimilars in Brazil Biologics and biosimilars in Brazil – the strategic questions

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April 20, 2018

Brazilian Superior Court of Justice decides its first mailbox case

On April 17, 2018 the Superior Court of Justice had the opportunity to analyze the first Special Appeal addressing the term of Brazilian Superior Court of Justice decides its first mailbox case

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October 16, 2017

Access and benefit sharing: Ministry of Environment will start to regularize ABS operations on November 6th

The Ministry of Environment published the Ordinance # 01/2017 on the Official Gazette of October 13, which establishes November 6th as the date when SISGEN (a database that will allow parties to register their ABS activities) will start to operate. Moreover, the same ordinance established November 6th as the beginning of the deadline provided by Brazilian Biodiversity Act (Law # 13.123/2015) for parties to regularize their ABS activities.

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September 11, 2017

Ministry of Environment publishes templates of Benefit Sharing Agreements

The Ministry of Environment published on its website the new templates of Benefit Sharing Agreements in compliance with the Biodiversity Act (Law # 13.123/2015). In light of such Act, the one who carries out activities of research and development accessing Brazilian genetic resources and traditional knowledge must share the benefits arising out of such activities if they originated a finished product or reproductive resources.

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