Filing Requirements for industrial design applications
( ) Power of Attorney: in the name of the applicant, which does not require notarization nor legalization. It must be submitted together with the filing of the application or within 60 days counted from the Brazilian filing date.
( ) Priority document (if applicable): the certified copy of the Priority Document must be submitted together with the filing of the application or within 90 days counted from the Brazilian filing date.
( ) Assignment of priority rights (if applicable): required whenever the applicant named in the priority document is different from the Applicant for Brazil due to an assignment of rights. If not submitted together with the filing of the application, the above mentioned documents must be submitted within 180 days counted from the date of entry into the national phase.
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