Paths to protection

Ways to protect your product

Industrial Design Registrations are a way of protecting the aesthetical characteristics of your products. By filing a successful industrial you will be awarded a monopoly to exploit the aesthetical characteristics of your product for a period of time.

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If you need to protect your Intellectual Property abroad, through our Global Network of offices and associates, we can make your Intellectual Property assets expand to every nation you desire, ensuring full legal protection of your rights.

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Design Details and Timeframes

Priority claim



Absolute Novelty

Individual character



  •  Applicant data.
  •  Power of attorney, notarized.
  •  Graphical representation.
  •  Assignment (if applicable) with verified Portuguese translation.
  •  Copy of priority document (if applicable), with verified Portuguese translation, certified.
  •  Duration: 5 years from the date of the application and renewable every 5 years for a total of 25 years.
  •  Power of attorney, notarized.
  •  Original or certified deed of assignment.
  •  Power of attorney, notarized.
  •  Certificate of change of name, with verified Portuguese translation.
  •  Power of attorney, notarized.
  •  Certificate of change of address, with verified Portuguese translation..
  •  Power of attorney, notarized.
  •  License agreement, certified or original, with verified Portuguese translation.

Remarks: Examination: Formal and substantive examination Grace period: N/A

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