Agrochemicals debated in Brazilian Senate

On June 12th, a debate about the “Importance of governmental politics on industrial property to fight against the negative impacts of agrobusiness”, requested by Senator Lasier Martins (Podemos/RS), was organized in the Senate by the Commission of Agriculture and Agrarian reform (CRA).  

Agrochemicals debated in Brazilian Senate

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Proposal authorizes BRPTO to conclude agreements and partnerships to streamline patents

Bill #2334/19 authorizes the signature of covenants or partnerships between the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BRPTO) and public or private entities. The text seeks to alter the Brazilian IP Statute(9.279/96), which also refers to the authority’s competences.   

Proposal authorizes BRPTO to conclude agreements and partnerships to streamline patents

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BRPTO confirms partnership to facilitate patent application and grant

The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BRPTO) signed on May 24th a protocol of intentions with the Aeronautical Engineering Institute (ITA), and a cooperation agreement with the Research Foundation of São Paulo (FAPESP).

BRPTO confirms partnership to facilitate patent application and grant

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BRPTO takes on the pro tempore presidency of IP BRICS

During the 11th BRICS Heads of Intellectual Property Offices (HIPO) meeting held in Cape Town – South Africa on April 14-16, the pro tempore presidency of the IP BRICS was transferred to the BRPTO, which will be responsible for the coordination of the block’s activities for a year.   

BRPTO takes on the pro tempore presidency of IP BRICS

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INPIがIP BRICSの議長国に就任

4月14日~16日にかけて南アフリカのケープタウンで開かれた「第11回BRICS 知的財産権長官会合」で、ブラジル特許庁(INPI)が「IP BRICS」の臨時議長国を務めることが決定した。INPIは今後一年にわたり、BRICS加盟国の活動の調整に責任を負う。

INPIがIP BRICSの議長国に就任

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Cláudio Vilar Furtado, BRPTO’s new President

Assessment of the past administration (2015-2018) and upcoming challenges

On February 11th , the nomination of Cláudio Vilar Furtado was announced in the Federal register. Licks Attorneys had already published the information on January 8th following the declaration by the Ministry of the Economy.

Cláudio Vilar Furtado, BRPTO’s new President

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Ministry of the Economy announces Cláudio Vilar Furtado as the new President of the Brazilian PTO

The Ministry of the Economy announced this Tuesday, January 8th, the nomination of Mr. Cláudio Vilar Furtado as the new President of the Brazilian Patent Office (BRPTO).

Ministry of the Economy announces Cláudio Vilar Furtado as the new President of the Brazilian PTO

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