Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI) published on March 31st, 2020 in the Industrial Property Official Gazette (RPI) No. 2569 the allowance of a Patent Application filed on September 9th, 2019.
On behalf of the applicant, VLG Brazil Intellectual Property filed a request for “Expedited Examination” according to the Article 4th of Brazilian Resolution INPI No. 239 (Applicant aged 60 years or older). Brazilian PTO performed the substantive examination and issued its decision allowing the Invention Patent within less than 7 months from its filing date.
There are other Fast Tracks options available in Brazil, for instance:
- Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH);
- Green Patents;
- Applicant with a physical or mental disability or with a severe disease;
- Application being infringed.
VLG Brazil IP is proud to be the pioneer IP Firm for drafting and registering the first Brazilian “Green Patent”, granted within only 2 years.
Contact us for further information about Brazilian PTO Fast tracks.