Thursday, January 25 2024   \  Published by H & A.

Strategic changes aim to optimize the national procedure of patent applications in Brazil

Strategic changes aim to optimize the national procedure of patent applications in Brazil

In Brazil, the latest BRPTO ordinance, which has been in effect since January 1, 2024, changes the rules of the game. It is therefore essential to be aware of these decisive updates ranging from the renewal of annual fee procedures to the reordering of patent examination. Let’s explore them:

Amidst the procedural changes made by the BRPTO, the body ended the year with interesting publications promoting advances related to the analysis of exams, annual fees and administrative resources.

The Directorate of Patents, Computer Programs and Topographies of Intergraded Circuits of the BRPTO published the new Ordinance/INPI/PR/Nº 52/2023, which comes into force on January 1, 2024, which governs the procedures related to payment control of annual payments, archiving of applications and extinction of patents, as well as the restoration of patent applications and patents referred to in articles 84 to 87 of law no. 9,279/96. Read more

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