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Trademark cancellation in Brazil

Written by Rafael Garutti According to Brazilian IP Law, it is possible to file an Administrative Cancellation in order to try to cancel a trademark registration. Such procedure may be

Refusal based on likelihood of confusion in Brazil

Written by Rafael Garutti Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI) analyzes relative and absolute grounds during the trademark examination. According to the Article 124, XIX of Brazilian IP Law, reproductions,

Green Patent

Green Patent in Brazil

Created in April 2012, this expedited examination aims to encourage sustainable innovation and to reduce environmental impacts. The first phase of the program was restricted to Invention patents only; in

Everything about PATENT MAINTENANCE FEES in Brazil

Invention, Utility Model and Certificate of Addition Patent Applications and Registrations are subject to payment of annuity fees in Brazil. DEADLINES Payments are due since the beginning of the 3rd