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Copyright cases are now decided by Rio de Janeiro Business Courts

February 12, 2015

According to the current Rio de Janeiro Judiciary Organization Code (CODJERJ), which is in force since January 14, new copyright lawsuits will be decided by judges from business courts, in charge of deciding trademarks, patents and bankruptcy.The business courts have now exclusive statutory authority to decide copyright lawsuits, which before the new Code were decided by civil courts.If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact us at

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