Before filing a process in Brazil, a search process shall be performed securing the trademark is free and available (it is highly recommended).
For about 1 to 2 month after the filing date, the process is published by the INPI (Registrar) in its weekly e-magazine. At this time, opposition notes are allowed until 60 days after the trademark publication.
After that period and no opposition notes, the process will be analyzed by INPI and in the next 1.5 to 2 years, the agency will give a result of the analysis: deferring or rejecting it.
If deferred – the trademark certificate can be requested in the next 60 days. In 2 months, the trademark is officially accepted and published at the e-magazine. The certificate comes in the next few weeks.
Before filing a Patent in Brazil, a search process shall be performed improving the chance of success for this new patent request. (it is highly recommend)
At 18 months after the filing date, the process is published by the INPI (Registrar) in its weekly e-magazine. The 3rd annuity occurs 24 months after the filing date.
The annuity values shall be paid in up to 3 months (ordinary time) or up to 9 months (extra-ordinary time).
The substantive examination request shall occur until 36 months of the filing date.
In the following years the annuities 4th to 20th shall occur timed to the initial filling date.
In 5 to 8 years, the INPI will analyse the process, deferring or rejecting it.
If deferred – the Patent is officially accepted and published at the e-magazine. The certificate comes in the next few months.
Before filing a Design in Brazil, a search process shall be performed improving the chance of success for the new design request.
From 6 to 12 months after the Design filing date, INPI will grant the Design Certificate. From that point up to 5 years, third persons could apply opposition notes. In this case, INPI would analyze the action and give a response: nulling the Design request or denning the opposition note. An office action would apply in the case of nulling action.
There is no annuity for Designs but a five-year fee, counted from the Design filing date.
ADVISORY AND CONSULTANCY IN SANITARY REGULATIONS AFFAIRS
REGULATION OF IMPORTED FOOD, COSMETIC, MEDICAL DEVICES & PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS, AT ANVISA (BRAZILIAN SANITARY AGENCY).
• Regularization of companies at Anvisa and Agriculture Government Agency
• Registration of products at Anvisa
• Regularization of products labeling according to the Brazilian laws
• Specialized in Nutrition Facts table preparation
• Elaboration of food technical data sheets
• Consultancy for companies to comply with Anvisa and Agriculture Agency
• Consulting for food factory architecture project approval at Anvisa (called Projevisa)
• Operation authorization of the industries at Anvisa and Agriculture Agency
BUSINESS FOR PATENTS (B2P)
CONSULTING TO HELP CLIENTS WITH GOOD PATENTS AND IDEAS TO TRANSFORM THOSE IN A FINAL PRODUCT TO THE MARKETPLACE.
We help to prepare a business plan and to present it to investors/sponsors that want to invest money into invents in order to develop, industrialize and commercialize the final product.