Brazil has a GDP of $2346 BILLION USD. It has a population of 206,44 million.
The capital is Brasilia. The official language is Portuguese. It is the largest economy in Latin America.
- An invention is patentable when it meets simultaneously the three basic requirements: novelty, inventive activity and industrial application (Article 8 of the LPI.).
- A utility model is patentable when the object of practical use (or part thereof) meets the requirements of novelty in the new form or arrangement, industrial application and involves an inventive step, that results in functional improvement in its use or manufacture (Art. 9 of the LPI). If needed, we can provide you with a search service for identifying prior art. This will be done also in-house with our experienced patent professionals.
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Term of protection for patents
20 years from filing date.
Term of protection for utility models
15 years from filing date.