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Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office: Artificial Intelligence (AI) cannot be designated as inventor

Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office: Artificial Intelligence (AI) cannot be designated as inventor

By Henrique Steuer I. de Mello and Patricia Porto, Danneman Siemsen - 05/10/2022

With the significant increase of innovations attributed to AIs and the first patent applications nominating AI systems as inventors, the need arose to discuss this subject and its potential impact. Read more

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

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