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October 25, 2019

BPTO publishes new rules to request participation on Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) programs

The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published Resolution 225/19 which institutes rulings on the pilot project for the Patent Prosecution Highway BPTO publishes new rules to request participation on Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) programs

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October 10, 2019

New review of the LGPD: Brazilian Congress rejects the presidential vetoes and reestablish sanctions

After the enactment of Law n. 13,853/2019 by the President, implementing partial vetoes to Law n.13,709/2018 (Brazilian General Data Protection Law – New review of the LGPD: Brazilian Congress rejects the presidential vetoes and reestablish sanctions

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October 2, 2019

Madrid Protocol takes effect in Brazil

The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) is finishing the last adjustments for starting Madrid Protocol procedures in Brazil. In the last Madrid Protocol takes effect in Brazil

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July 10, 2019

BPTO publishes resolutions that will initiate the “Patent Backlog-fighting Project”

As part of the “Patent Backlog-fighting Project”, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published Resolutions INPI Nos. 240/19 and 241/19 on BPTO publishes resolutions that will initiate the “Patent Backlog-fighting Project”

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June 28, 2019

Brazil joins the Madrid Trademark System

The Madrid Protocol for International Trademarks has just been enacted in Brazil, on June 26, 2019. The Protocol is an international treaty Brazil joins the Madrid Trademark System

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June 7, 2019

Brazil is getting ready for the Madrid Protocol: new procedures for Trademark Registration

The Federal Senate has approved, last month, the Draft Legislative Decree 98/2019, that foresees Brazil's accession to the Madrid Protocol. The text, Brazil is getting ready for the Madrid Protocol: new procedures for Trademark Registration

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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

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February 27, 2019

Brief comments on the new Normative Instruction regarding Geographical Indications

This February 26, 2019 entered into force Normative Instruction No. 95/2018 [NI 95/2018] published on December 28, 2018, which rules registration of Brief comments on the new Normative Instruction regarding Geographical Indications

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February 18, 2019

INPI establishes phase II of pilot-projet PPH with Japan (JPO)

The BPTO (Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office) published, by means Resolution No. 235/2019, the phase II of the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) INPI establishes phase II of pilot-projet PPH with Japan (JPO)

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December 28, 2018

Brazilian Data Protection Authority created by provisional measure

The Provisional Measure that created the Brazilian Data Protection Authority also postponed for six months the deadline to comply with the Brazilian General Data Protection Law, which will come into force in August 2020

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December 13, 2018

Kasznar Leonardos welcomes new partners for 2019

Kasznar Leonardos is delighted to announce that effective January 1st, 2019, Diego Mônaco, Fábio Ferreira and Priscila Kashiwabara will become new partners Kasznar Leonardos welcomes new partners for 2019

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    October 24, 2018

    Brazilian Consumer Protection Agency fines three companies for abusive advertising directed at children

    Brazilian Consumer Protection Agency (DPDC, in the Portuguese acronym), an agency under the Brazilian Department of Justice, published this month its decisions Brazilian Consumer Protection Agency fines three companies for abusive advertising directed at children

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