The anticipation builds as the Paulista Association of Intellectual Property (ASPI) prepares to host its twenty-third International Congress of Intellectual Property from March 18th to 20th in São Paulo. Under the theme “Technology and Intellectual Property: Towards a Sustainable Future,” this event promises to be a pivotal moment in the ongoing dialogue surrounding innovation, sustainability, and intellectual property rights.


Key Discussion Points:

Essential Patents: Unlocking the Gateway to Industry Standards

Essential patents, those pivotal to industry standards, will take center stage. Delegates will explore the conditions for licensing such patents, navigating the fine balance between rights holders and competition concerns.

Combatting Parasitism: Safeguarding Brand Integrity in a Digital Age

Delving into the realm of brand protection, attendees will dissect strategies to combat parasitism amidst the expanding footprint of brands. With brands serving as hallmarks of quality and reputation, the discourse will revolve around preserving their integrity against illicit exploitation.

Harnessing Technology: AI and Blockchain in Intellectual Property Enforcement

The fusion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology emerges as a powerful ally in the fight against intellectual property infringements. Delegates will explore how these innovative tools streamline evidence collection and infringement detection, bolstering enforcement efforts.

Innovation and Collaboration: Forging Pathways to Market Success

Innovation is the lifeblood of progress, but it requires strategic investments and collaborative partnerships. Discussions will delve into the intricacies of the innovation process within companies, emphasizing the importance of research and development (R&D) and fostering Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) to protect intangible assets.



As the countdown begins to the XXIII International ASPI Congress, excitement mounts for the enlightening discussions and invaluable insights that await. Stay tuned as we delve deeper into the intersection of technology, intellectual property, and sustainability, charting a course towards a brighter, more sustainable future.