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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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Filing Requirements for trademark applications   ( ) Power of Attorney: in the name of the applicant, which does not require notarization nor legalization. If not submitted together with the filing of the application, the PoA must be submitted within 60 days counted from the filing date. ( ) Priority document*: certified copy of the basic application […]

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Filing Requirements for PCT applications   *****URGENT CASES: In case of urgent filing, the entry into National phase may be performed by submitting the Portuguese translation of the claims and the copy of the cover page of the International Publication. The remaining translation and documents (see below) may be submitted to the Brazilian PTO within 60 days […]

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Igor Simões – Patent & Trademark Attorney Contact: isimoes@simoes-ip.com.br   Igor Simões is the Managing Partner of Simoes Intellectual Property. He is a Brazilian Patent & Trademark Attorney highly specialized in performing legal and technical work in the intellectual property area. He has more than  20 years of experience assisting international clients in IP matters. […]

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Our managing partner, Mr. Igor Simoes, will attend the upcoming APAA’s Annual Meeting in  Bali from 8th to 11th October’ 2016 and would be glad to exchange information about Brazil’s IP practice.   He will be available for consultation and exchanging information face to face.   If you are interested in our services or have any […]

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An important Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between USPTO and Brazilian PTO (INPI) concerning a pilot program related to a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) system.   The basic document’s details are the following:   Only Utility patent applications are eligible (utility models, design applications, plant patent applications and reexamination and reissue applications are excluded); […]

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