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BRPTO invites public comments on proposed rulemaking on prosecution of design applications under the Hague Agreement

April 12, 2023

(Federal Register of April 11, 2023)

The BRPTO, through the Federal Register of April 11, 2023, invited public comments on the draft version of the normative act that will provide for the prosecution of industrial design applications under the Hague Agreement. Said invitation was also issued, on the same date, via the BRPTO’s Official gazette #2727.

The draft version of the normative act is available on the BRPTO’s website and will be open for comments and/or suggestions until May 11, 2023 (end of the consultation period).

After the deadline for the submission of comments and/or suggestions, the BRPTO will publish its reply to the inputs received during the public consultation along with the final text of the normative act.

A copy of the original draft of the normative act under public consultation is available here. For more information on the public consultation or its English version, please contact us at We will be glad to assist you.

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