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With the purpose of improving the analysis and consequently the examination process, Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI) and CAS (a division of the American Chemical Society) are in collaboration seeking to speed up the patent application prosecution in Brazil.   The new AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology proposed by CAS with the combination of scoring […]

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Since April 2017, at a commissioners’ meeting in Sao Paulo, the PPH pilot program between Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI) has been used to accelerate the prosecution of patent applications in Brazil.   The PPH agreement accepted by the BPTO has encompassed limited technical fields such as IT […]

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Aiming at supporting IP users and serving as reference during the prosecution Industrial Design cases, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI) published on January 8, 2019 the first edition of the Industrial Design Guidelines.   The guideline is divided into chapters and provides instructions for the filing of design applications. In addition, it comprises […]

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Cláudio Vilar Furtado was announced in February 11, 2019 as the new president of the Brazilian PTO (INPI). Mr. Furtado has the mission of reforming and reorganizing the current system of intellectual property in Brazil.   The new president is graduated in Economics by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and holds a […]

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Simoes IP will be attending the upcoming INTA’s Annual Meeting 2019 in Boston-MA and we would be glad to exchange information about Brazil’s IP practice.   We would be pleased to receive our clients and clooeagues at our exclusive Business Hub 19 (formerly Reserved Hospitality) in Hall B of the BCEC.   If you are […]

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The PPH SIPO-INPI (BR PTO) Pilot Project was published in the BR IP Gazette of January 30, 2018. Resolution nº 209 and can be provided as a courtesy.   To participate in the PPH SIPO-INPI Pilot Project, the subject matter of the patent application must belong to the technical fields of “information technology”, “packaging”, “measuring […]

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The Technical Guidelines established between the National Institute of Industrial Property of Brazil (INPI) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO) on the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Project has been implemented by Resolution/ INPI/PR nº 184, of March 24, 2017. According to this Resolution, the conditions for eligibility of patent applications are as follows: The oldest […]

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RESOLUTION No. 175 OF NOVEMBER 05, 2016.   Subject: Provisions for the priority examination of “Green Patent” related inventions.   See full Resolution No. 175 here.   For further information on this topic, do not hesitate to contact us at patent@simoes-ip.com.br.   © Simões Intellectual Property – Brazil l

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We are providing our foreign clients with the English version of the Guidelines for Examination of Computer-Implemented Inventions in Brazil.   Download file here: Guidelines for Computer Implemented Inventions – Simões IP Brazil   For further information on this topic, do not hesitate to contact us at patent@simoes-ip.com.br.   © Simões Intellectual Property – Brazil l

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