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The BRPTO’s recent publication on the examination of transgenic plants inventions – particularly, elite events - is suspended for Public Consultation

April 19, 2022

The BRPTO announced, in its Official gazette #2676, of April 19, 2022, that a Public Consultation will be held on the technical note BRPTO/CPAPD #01/2022, dated March 16, 2022, which provides guidelines on the examination of inventions related to transgenic plants, particularly, elite events.

In this regard, the applicability of the aforementioned technical note, notably in administrative processes in progress, is suspended until the end of the Public Consultation.

More information on the technical note is available here. For an English version of the technical note or further information on this matter, please contact us at We will be glad to assist you.

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