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BRPTO system crashes! Deadlines are postponed until the system is restored

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Brazilian Data Protection Act comes into force

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September 25, 2020

BRPTO deadlines between September 16 and September 25, 2020, are suspended due to system failure

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September 18, 2020

Brazilian Data Protection Act comes into force

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September 18, 2020

BRPTO system crashes! Deadlines are postponed until the system is restored

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September 16, 2020

IP Showcase! BRPTO launches a new program to promote IP assets

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August 28, 2020

New Deadline for Contributions for the National Strategy of Intellectual Property

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August 28, 2020

Brazil opened public consultation to receive comments on the country´s coverage proposal to join WTO’s GPA

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August 27, 2020

Brazilian Data Protection Act will not have its enforceability postponed

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August 12, 2020

Brazil’s path for speeding up innovation: The National Strategy of Intellectual Property

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August 10, 2020

One step closer to the ratification of the Nagoya Protocol

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July 31, 2020

Fast-track examination program updated with new options: Startups are now on board

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July 14, 2020

The Nagoya Protocol and its expected ratification by Brazil

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July 7, 2020

Regulatory Impact Assessment in Brazil

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June 12, 2020

Data privacy act (LGPD) administrative sanctions postponed to August 1st, 2021

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June 10, 2020

BRPTO releases updated version of Patent Examination Draft Guidelines related to Biotechnology Arts

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June 5, 2020

Brazilian Supreme Court and the attack of the century to the country´s patent law

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May 26, 2020

BRPTO’s deadlines to be resumed on June 1st, 2020

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May 21, 2020

Brazil submits application to join the WTO Government Procurement Agreement

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May 12, 2020

BRPTO’s deadlines suspended until May 31st, 2020 due to COVID-19 outbreak

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May 7, 2020

Singaporean Patent Office joins PPH program with the BRPTO

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May 4, 2020

Covid-19: Brazil’s Telemedicine Act (Law #13,989/2020) and CFM’s Digital Platform

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April 30, 2020

LGPD enforceability is postponed to May 3, 2021

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April 28, 2020

BRPTO’s deadlines suspended until May 15th, 2020 due to COVID-19 outbreak.

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April 14, 2020

BRPTO’s deadlines suspended until April 30th, 2020 due to COVID-19 outbreak

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April 7, 2020

BRPTO announces fast-track examination to technologies related to Covid-19

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April 6, 2020

KIPO now participates in the PPH program with the BRPTO

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April 6, 2020

Senate approves LGPD postponement

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April 1, 2020

Will LGPD be postponed due to the Covid-19 impact?

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March 30, 2020

Implementation of 5G in Brazil

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March 20, 2020

How Covid-19 Is Affecting The Brazilian Government

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March 19, 2020

BRPTO’s deadlines suspended due to COVID-19 outbreak

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February 5, 2020

Brazil’s Guidelines for 5G

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January 30, 2020

BRAZIL: ECONOMIC OUTLOOK & PROSPECTS FOR 2020

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January 14, 2020

New PPH participating patent offices

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December 12, 2019

Publication of ANVISA’s RDC #327/2019 (cannabis for medicinal purposes in Brazil)

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December 4, 2019

Brazil’s new Regulation on the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes

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December 2, 2019

The game is on! New PPH program in force!

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September 23, 2019

Brazilian Declaration of Economic Freedom Rights: main changes for doing business in Brazil

  • Government Affairs & International Relations
  • Infrastructure
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September 8, 2019

The IP Chapter of the trade agreement between Mercosur and EU

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July 31, 2019

The New Intellectual Property Interministerial Group

  • Government Affairs & International Relations
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July 11, 2019

New developments on data protection: Executive Order #869/2018 sanctioned with vetoes

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July 10, 2019

Bye, bye backlog? Government measures to stimulate business in Brazil.

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July 2, 2019

Brazilian PROSUL PPH now on phase III

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June 18, 2019

Notice for public comments to stablish regulation of registration of medicinal products based on Cannabis spp

  • Media & Entertainment
  • Criminal
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May 30, 2019

Brazilian General Data Protection Act has consolidated its final wording

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May 28, 2019

Important message – BRPTO will be closed from June 5th to June 10th, 2019.

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May 9, 2019

Criminal division of the US Department of Justice announces update to the guidance on the effectiveness of compliance programs

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May 6, 2019

Executive Order Sheds Light on Brazilian Business Landscape

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April 9, 2019

Brazil approves changes on credit scoring system

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March 28, 2019

Brazilian Congress takes first steps towards the creation of a National Data Protection Authority

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March 25, 2019

Licks Attorneys announces Viviane Kunisawa as a new partner

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February 13, 2019

Brazilian PPH with the JPO now on phase II: new opportunities available under Rule #235/2019

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February 7, 2019

BRPTO invites public comments on Patent Examination Draft Guidelines related to Biotechnology Arts

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January 26, 2019

World Trademark Review 2017 recognizes Licks Attorneys for its trademark practice and experts

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January 24, 2019

Phase II of Brazilian PPH program with the JPO on its way

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January 18, 2019

Prospects on Bolsonaro’s foreign policy

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January 11, 2019

Federal Agencies will have until March to create anticorruption programs

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January 9, 2019

New formal proceedings for the examination of powers of attorney notified today by the Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) under Service Order #1/2018

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January 2, 2019

Bolsonaro takes office as Brazil’s President

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December 28, 2018

Brazil creates a national data protection authority and a national policy for the security of information at the federal administration

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December 6, 2018

Licks Attorneys announces Alexandre Dalmasso as a new partner

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November 23, 2018

President-elect Bolsonaro forms his cabinet: A new brazilian government on the way

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November 16, 2018

Brazil General Elections: an overview of the 2019 National Congress

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November 9, 2018

Temer signs decree regulating incentives for Automotive Industry in Brazil

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October 31, 2018

Bolsonaro as President: address to the Brazilian people on October 28 after his election

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October 29, 2018

Brazil Presidential Election: looking ahead after the results

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October 25, 2018

Brazil Presidential Election: October 28 (Runoff)

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October 2, 2018

Brazil Presidential Election: October 7th (First Round)

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September 28, 2018

Supplier of compounding pharmacies is liable for patent infringement

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September 5, 2018

The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (“BRPTO”) patentability requirements related to genetic heritage and associated traditional knowledge in Brazilian patent applications

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September 4, 2018

Brazilian PROSUL PPH now on phase II

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August 21, 2018

Brazilian PPH with the DKPTO: new opportunities available under Rule #223/2018

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July 24, 2018

Brazilian PPH with the UKIPO: opportunities for Biotech and IT under new Rule #222/2018

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July 13, 2018

Brazilian Data Protection Bill on the way to enactment: a legal framework for data privacy including the creation of a regulatory federal agency

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May 30, 2018

Licks Attorneys expands the Patent Litigation Group welcoming five new experienced lawyers in 2018.

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May 15, 2018

Client Alert - China and Argentina face relevant changes on their Antitrust Systems

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May 14, 2018

Brazilian PPH with the USPTO now on phase II: new opportunities for telecom and semiconductor under Rule #218/2018 (BRPTO’s gazette of May 08 th , 2018)

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May 8, 2018

Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) Rule #217/2018 on the fast-track examination of pharma-related patent applications and patents

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April 20, 2018

LICKS ATTORNEYS will attend INTA’s 140 th Annual Meeting taking place in Seattle

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April 13, 2018

BRPTO AND DKPTO sign patent prosecution highway (PPH) agreement

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April 10, 2018

BRPTO and UKIPO sign patent prosecution highway (PPH) agreement

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April 9, 2018

U.S. launches WTO dispute against China on government interference with technology license increasing challenges faced by the global trade and IP communities

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March 9, 2018

CADE and BACEN put an end to a 10-year problematic discussion

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March 6, 2018

Phase III of the fast-track pilot program for applications with BR priority under Rule #212/2018

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February 27, 2018

Brazil implements Protocol Amending TRIPS Agreement

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February 15, 2018

Licks Attorneys recognized by Chambers Global 2018

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February 5, 2018

Antitrust in Brazil: everything you need to know for 2018

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February 1, 2018

The BRPTO extends the PPH pilot program with the USPTO under Rule #210/2018

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January 31, 2018

New PPH program between the BRPTO and the SIPO under Rule #209/2018

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January 25, 2018

Licks Attorneys' Trademark practice recognized by World Trademark Review 2018

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January 16, 2018

Pilot program for the issuance of pre-examination opinions extended by the Brazilian PTO (BRPTO)

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January 8, 2018

Ministry of the Economy announces Cláudio Vilar Furtado as the new President of the Brazilian PTO

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January 3, 2018

New Guidelines for the Examination of Patent Applications relating to chemical inventions issued today by the Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) under Rule #208/2017

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November 24, 2017

Analise Advocacia 500 recognizes Licks Attorneys as one of the most admired law firms in Brazil

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November 9, 2017

The online platform of the National System for the Management of Genetic Heritage and Associated Traditional Knowledge – SisGen is now available

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November 8, 2017

New PPH program between the BRPTO and the SIPO under Rule #209/2018

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October 18, 2017

Patent allegedly covering Brazilian standard for caller ID (CLIP) declared null and void by Brazilian Federal Judge: Big victory for the telecom industry, operators and consumers.

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September 25, 2017

Licks Attorneys recognized by Chambers Latin America 2018 for its Intellectual Property and Life Sciences practices.

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September 22, 2017

Brazilian Antitrust Authority (CADE) has launched a new guide for search and seizure procedures

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September 11, 2017

Licks Attorneys’ Intellectual Property Practice Recognized by The Legal 500 Latin America 2017

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September 5, 2017

The Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) issues Normative Instruction #74/2017 on procedures related to computer programs registration and the electronic filing of applications

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