Region: Brazil

Office actions relating to International Registrations designating Brazil: what you need to know

While the number of office actions issued by INPI is low compared to the total amount of International Registrations prosecuted in Brazil at the start of 2024, such office actions could arguably have been avoided.

16 February 2024

Fake BPTO website; Norway’s first multimedia mark; Germany IP office earthquake response – IP office updates

In this latest update, we look at delays to the UKIPO transformation project, and much more.

31 January 2024

Brazilian trademark filings rise; Taiwan fraud warning; Spanish IP Office ditches fax – IP office updates

In this latest update, we look at TikTok and pharma companies joining an IPOPHL MoU, Brazil joining the Global Brand Database, and much more.

17 January 2024

Register Tracker Latin America: May-August 2023

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WTR analyses filing trends across major registers in Latin America between 1 May and 31 August 2023, using Fovea IP data.

10 January 2024

Brazil IP office celebrates birthday; EUIPO boosts case law search; France anti-counterfeiting data – IP office updates

In this latest update, we look at the leaders of CNIPA, the JPO and KIPO meeting in Busan, and much more.

13 December 2023

Tesla faces trademark obstacles for Cybertruck in Australia, Brazil and UK

WTR identifies trademark registrations that suggest Tesla may encounter legal hurdles in introducing its Cybertruck to the Asia-Pacific, European and South American markets.

06 December 2023

Costs, trade secrets, anti-counterfeiting and AI: insights from Latin America IP Summit

IP experts offer nine strategic takeaways for protecting and monetising intangible assets, at WTR and IAM's inaugural Latin America IP Summit.

10 November 2023

iPhone battle heads to Brazil Supreme Court; Macy’s metaverse store; Thom Browne v adidas update – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at New Jersey becoming the final US state to relinquish the TACO TUESDAY trademark, Europol hosting an IP Crime Conference, and much more.

27 October 2023

A new chapter in Brazil as INPI appoints senior leadership and looks to the future

Following months of uncertainty, the Brazilian INPI is implementing significant changes, with a new pledge to hire more examiners in an attempt to tackle the trademark backlog.

12 October 2023

Cannabis industry trademarks: INPI issues conflicting decisions

Recent decisions issued by INPI concerning trademark applications including the word element ‘cannabis’ seem to be based on inconsistent reasoning.

09 October 2023

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