New possibility of expedited examination of patent applications in Brazil: startup as applicant

1 . July . 2020 |

In continuity with the various actions to encourage technological development, The Brazilian PTO (INPI) published yesterday, June 30, 2020, Ordinance No. 247, dated June 22, 2020, once again changing the resolution that deals with the priority procedures for examining patent applications in Brazil.

Another new modality was included, privileging the possibility of expedited examination within the scope of the INPI to patent applications whose applicant is a startup, as defined in Complementary Law No. 167, of April 24, 2019.

For further information, contact:

Ana Paula Celidonio

Isabella Katz Migliori

IP Team

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