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The BRPTO postpones the deadline to request expedited examination for applications of Covid-19 related technologies

June 29, 2021

The BRPTO issued today, June 29, 2021, Ordinance #29, which postpones from June 30 to December 31, 2021 the deadline for requesting expedited examination for patent applications having subject matter related to pharmaceutical products and processes and to equipment and/or materials for use in health for the diagnosis, prophylaxis and treatment of Covid-19 patients.

An English version of the BRPTO’s Ordinance #29 can be found here.

For more information on how to move forward with your Covid-19 related technology application, please contact us at, and we will be glad to assist you.

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