News

By Paulo Rodrigo Bianco dos Santos

March 18, 2019

The controversy regarding amendments to patent applications in Brazil is approaching to a possible end

As reported in our Newsletter #22, sent in October 2018, the Public Civil Action filed in 2002 by the Federal Public Prosecution The controversy regarding amendments to patent applications in Brazil is approaching to a possible end

Ler notícia

March 19, 2018

Pharma trademarks in Brazil: an exception to the rule

Brazil’s trademark law requires rights owners to use their marks, but there is an important exception to this rule, and pharmaceutical companies Pharma trademarks in Brazil: an exception to the rule

  • Paulo Rodrigo Bianco dos Santos
Ler notícia

October 23, 2017

When art is usable or wearable: works of applied art in the light of the Brazilian framework

Our partner Gabriel Leonardos and our lawyer Paulo Bianco published an article “When art is usable or wearable: works of applied art When art is usable or wearable: works of applied art in the light of the Brazilian framework

Ler notícia

April 4, 2016

Newsletter 2016.05 We are prepared for the new Code of Civil Procedure!

Kasznar Leonardos Advogados' litigation team, specialized

in Intellectual Property matters, discussed the concrete

implementation of the new Code of Civil Procedure

(effective as of March 18, 2016) in a workshop held in the

São Paulo offices, on March 4 and 5, marking the closing

of a profound cycle of studies on the subject.

Ler notícia

May 1, 2013

Avoiding lengthy litigation

Brazil IP FOCUS – Managing IP Magazine – May 2013 edition

Generally, when IP rights holders decide to file a law suit in Brazil, they are looking for a swift answer to the violation of their rights. It is widely known, however, that law suits in Brazil usually take a long time to reach a final outcome. This is especially true in infringement and nullity actions involving patent rights, due to the technical background knowledge demanded to fully understand the technology at issue (in most of these law suits an expert is nominated by the trial judge to assist in clarifying technical aspects of the case). That is why injunctive relief plays an important role in litigation cases, as it is an efficient measure to put a stop to the infringement of IP rights while a final decision is being rendered in the case.

Ler notícia