Patent market reduces in Brazil, but number of approval of orders increases

The patent market in Brazil has shyly shrank. According to the WIPO World Intellectual Property Indicators 2019 report, Brazilian patent applications made in 2018 decreased by 3% compared to 2017. Altogether, there were just over 24,000 applications filed in the country, these are the most recent data available.  The reality of the patent market in […]

Brazilian’s Patent Applications Examinations backlog

The accumulation of patent applications pending approval is a problem that has hindered the registration of foreign applicant’s patents in Brazil. Concerned about this situation, the Brazilian Register Office (INPI) started the Project to Combat Backlog. This project aims to reduce, in up to two years, the number of patent applications for examination with pending […]