Protection of Industrial Property in Brazil

Authored by: Adriano Bedin, Master in business law Attorney at Creazione Marcas e patentes, Industrial Property Agent The protection of industrial property rights in Brazil is effected by means of the granting of patent of inventions, utility model patents and industrial design registrations. A Patent of Invention protects a new solution to a technical problem … Read more

Design Patents in Brazil

Design Patents in Brazil

Design Patent Definition in Brazil A design patent provides legal protection for the unique visual proprieties and qualities of a manufactured item. It may be granted if the product has a distinct configuration, distinct surface ornamentation, or both, but it also has to have practical utility. In Brazil as in the United States, objects that … Read more

Procedure and requirements for receiving patents and utility model registration in Bulgaria

procedures for patent

The Bulgarian patent /utility model/ legislation is harmonized with the European patent legislation /of other European countries/, incl. European Patent Convention. The application for receiving patents and utility model /UM/ registrations in Bulgaria should be filed with the Patent Office of Bulgaria /BPO/ according to the Act on patents and registration of utility models /APRUM/, … Read more

Inventions for Easter

mechanical easter bunny

Christians all over the world will soon be celebrating Easter. In honor of the upcoming holiday, here’s a look at a few Easter related patents. Since Easter is a holiday that celebrates spring and renewals, it’s appropriate that it can also inspire new inventions. Broadly speaking, our Easter-related patents include both design patents for something … Read more