Newsletter

2019-05-28

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

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2019-05-09

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

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Sem resultados.
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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The New Intellectual Property Interministerial Group
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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August 11, 2017

The Brazilian FDA (ANVISA) issues Rule #168/2017 on procedures for pharmaceutical patent applications under Art. 229-C of the Patent Statute. New rule implements Interagency Ordinance #1 of 2017.

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August 9, 2017

The Brazilian Ministry of Health announces its preliminary review of PDP projects for MABs and etanercept

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August 8, 2017

Licks Attorneys welcomes new partner specialized in Antitrust law

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July 25, 2017

Brazilian PTO (“INPI”) issues Rule #199/2017 introducing guidelines for the examination of technology transfer agreements

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July 20, 2017

New market share reallocation of PDPs

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June 28, 2017

BRPTO Normative Instruction #1/2017 on procedures for pharmaceutical patent applications

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June 22, 2017

The Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) revokes Rule #193/2017 on expedited analysis of patent applications filed under the PCT

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June 13, 2017

The Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) issues Rule #193/2017 on expedited analysis of patent applications filed under the PCT

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June 12, 2017

Interagency Ordinance #1/2017 on prior approval of pharmaceutical patent applications becomes effective today

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June 7, 2017

The Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) issues Normative Instruction #02/2017 on the automatic admissibility of PCT national phase applications

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June 7, 2017

IAM Patent 1000 2017 ranked Licks Attorneys and its team as one of the best in the patent industry

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May 31, 2017

Licks Attorneys ranked by Leaders League 2017 in Technology, Life Sciences and Patent Litigation

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May 24, 2017

The BRPTO [INPI] and the Brazilian FDA[ANVISA] issue Ordinance #1/2017 on prior approval of pharmaceutical patent applications under art. 229-C of the Patent Law

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May 24, 2017

Licks Attorneys announces Brazilian Ambassador Regis Arslanian as a new partner

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May 23, 2017

Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) issues Rule #191/2017 introducing Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) as one of the criteria for fast-track of patent applications filed by S&T institutions.

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May 10, 2017

The Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) issues Rule #190/2017 on the limitation of services available in paper format

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May 10, 2017

Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) issues Rule #189/2017 implementing new procedures for the submission of documents and information after the filing of a patent application

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April 14, 2017

Brazilian PTO (INPI) issues Rule #70/2017 introducing new procedures for the recordal of technology transfer agreements

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March 28, 2017

The Brazilian PTO (BRPTO) published today Rule # 184/2017 implementing the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program with the JPO

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March 21, 2017

LICKS ATTORNEYS will attend INTA’s 139th Annual Meeting taking place in Barcelona, Spain from May 20-24, 2017

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March 20, 2017

Licks Attorneys is recognized as one of the Best Law Firms in Brazil for Civil and Commercial Litigation

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March 17, 2017

BRPTO’s invites public comments on patent examination draft guidelines related to the area of chemistry

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March 6, 2017

Otto Licks and Eduardo Hallak are recognized by World IP Leaders 2017

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March 3, 2017

Rule #180/2017 – Fast track of applications with BR priority

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March 3, 2017

Rule #181/2017 – Fast track of applications filed by SME

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March 2, 2017

Rule #179/2017 - Assignments related to PCT national phase applications

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February 21, 2017

MoH’s Ordinance #542 of 2017 - Market share reallocation of PDPs involving monoclonal antibodies and etanercept

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January 30, 2017

The Brazilian Government issues the 2017 list of products eligible for PDP proposals

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December 12, 2016

Licks Attorneys – Brazil - Patent and trademarks e-mail contacts

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December 7, 2016

New Guidelines for the examination of computer-implemented inventions

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December 7, 2016

New Rule on procedures to entry into the PCT national phase

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December 7, 2016

Fast-Track examination for Green Patents reinstalled

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October 7, 2016

BRPTO new organizational structure

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September 2, 2016

Felipe Mesquita is the new partner of Licks Attorneys

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August 23, 2016

New Brazilian biosimilars pricing rules

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August 12, 2016

New Brazilian rules on OTC status

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