Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 30 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Sometimes**
Language: Portuguese
Translation Extension: Yes***
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Optional at filing or deferred
Country Notes: * The Brazilian Patent Office accepts faxed or scanned color copies of signed specific Power of Attorney forms and Assignments.

** Assignments are only required if the applicant of the priority application is different to the applicant of the Brazilian application.

*** Title, abstract and claims must be translated by the national phase deadline. To avoid urgency surcharges, national phase entry in Brazil should ideally be instructed at least a clear week before the deadline.

Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: Sometimes*
Language: Portuguese
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes:  *Assignment documents are only required if the applicant of the priority application is different to the applicant of the Brazilian application.

• A certified copy of the Priority Document needs to be filed within 180 days from the application filing date (with details needed at filing), no translation necessary.

David do Nascimento Advogados Associados

Established: 1970

Number of Professional Staff: 25

National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Brazil
Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Brazil

This firm has become one of the country’s most respected IP specialists. Providing services to both domestic and foreign applicants and legal entities in Brazil and abroad, the firm’s high level of specialization includes novelty and infringement searches, preparation of new applications, filing and prosecution, as well as payments of quinquennium and annuity fees. The surveillance and preparation of technical opinions, and filing of specific lawsuits provided in the Brazilian Industrial Property Act also form part of the firm’s portfolio of IP services.

Specialities

• Biotechnology
• Chemical Science
• Civil Engineering
• Electrical
• Information Technology
• Mechanical
• Pharmaceutical

Contact Information

Mail

Av Paulista, 1294, 16th Floor,
Cerqueira César, 01310-915,
São Paulo SP,
Brazil

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