It has been a year since the Madrid Protocol was implemented in Brazil. Recently, the Brazilian Trademark and Patent Office (INPI) released the numbers about the new trademarks in Brazil filed through the Madrid Protocol, 7896 international applications pointed Brazil.
As promised, INPI has reduced the timeframe to issue a first decision regarding the examination of trademarks. At the beginning of 2019, the trademark application used to take between 02 to 03 years to be granted. Now, if there is no opposition, the trademark can be granted in 10 months.
Regarding the modifications on the rules of a trademark application in Brazil due to the implementation of Madrid Protocol, since September is possible to file a trademark in co-ownership.
Lawyer Author of the Comment: Laila dos Reis Araujo
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