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Brazil IP Facts
IP Office: INPI Website: www.inpi.gov.br
Hague Apostille Convention
Patents filed: 23.000 (2010 WIPO)
Length of Patent Procedure: aprox. 4-6 years
Patent Cooperation Treaty-PCT
Trademarks filed: 125.000 (2010 WIPO)
Length of Trademark Procedure: aprox. 2-3 years.
Brazil IP Regulations
This legislation regulates and promotes the protection of Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, and more.
On January 1 2017 will enter into force a new edition of the Nice Classification for the Registration of trademarks.
This Law No. 11 484 regulates Patents in Brazil regarding topographies of integrated circuits.
Law No. 13123 of May 20, 2015 access and distribution of benefits from genetic resources and associated knowledge's in Brazil.
This Act. regulates the procedure for the registration of a Trademark in Brazil.
Law 10.196 of 14 February 2001 is the emendation of Law 9.279 of May 14, 1996.
Law No. 9.279 of May 14, 1996 regulates rights and obligations relating to industrial property in Brazil.