Patent Drawings for a Method Patent

meeting room with sensors

Microsoft was recently awarded US Patent 10735211 for a “Meeting Insight Computing System” that would monitor participants body language and facial expressions in order to assign meetings a “quality score.” Microsoft says the factors to be monitored could include air temperature, air composition, brightness, ambient noise level, room occupancy (e.g., expressed as a binary value or an … Read more

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