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The Brazilian PTO welcomes contributions to internal rules for the examination of patent applications claiming transgenic plant-related inventions

The Brazilian PTO welcomes contributions to internal rules for the examination of patent applications claiming transgenic plant-related inventions

By Bernardo Alexandre Marinho and Pedro Henrique Borges de Figueiredo, partners at Danneman Siemsen - 28/06/2022

The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office issued a technical note which provides guidelines for examining patent applications claiming inventions related to transgenic plants, particularly elite events. Read more

Position trademarks are finally regulated by the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office

Position trademarks are finally regulated by the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office

By Enzo Baiocchi, Danneman Siemsen - 08/11/2021

Finally, after a long period of development, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) has unveiled the regulatory framework for the protection of so-called position trademarks. Read more

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