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How current politics will affect Brazilian and Mexican PTOs in 2019-2020?

  • 23 April 2019
  • Webinars
  • date
    Event date: 30 Apr 2019
  • time
    Event starts at: 4:00 pm - Europe/Madrid
  • time
    Event ends at: 4:30 pm - Europe/Madrid
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  • speaker
    Speakers: Jesús Sepúlveda , Daniela Fasoli

If you want to know the latest Intellectual Property news happened in 2019 and what to expect in 2020, you cannot miss this Webinar organized
by Clarke, Modet & Co. You will be up to date about “How current politics will affect Brazilian and Mexican PTOs in 2019-2020?” in less than 30 minutes. Participate in this Webinar at 4:00 pm (local time in Spain)

profile BRAZIL
The year of 2018 was marked by harsh criticism on how the Government was dealing with the Brazilian PTO’s backlog problem. 2019 starts with a new president – Jair Bolsonaro. Aligned with the campaign promises, the Brazilian PTO no longer reports to the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, but to the newly created, particularly powerful, Ministry of Economy (which now includes Planning and Foreign Trade).
The PTO is under the Special Secretariat for Productivity, Employment and Competitiveness, led by Carlos Alexandre da Costa, a former member of the transition team of the new president, who appointed the economist Cláudio Vilar Furtado as the new PTO’s president.

In view of this scenario, our webinar will discuss how 2018 ended, especially regarding the Brazilian backlog and what to expect for 2019-2020.

• The backlog in 2018
• Brazilian political changes and its effects for 2019-2020

Daniela Fasoli
Corporate Technical and Legal Services Director
Clarke, Modet & Co Brazil
email : dfasoli@clarkemodet.com.br
profile MEXICO

After 20 years of contending, leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador finally won the Mexican Presidential Election of 2018 and took office on December 1st. Days later, a new head of the Mexican Patent and Trademark Office (IMPI), Juan Lozano, was appointed. Among Lozano’s projects, a “democratization” of the IP System has been proposed, in order to facilitate access to everyone to IP Protection, including a full implementation of an online filing, prosecution and enforcement system.

Also, Lozano is seeking an Administrative Simplification project, aiming to reduce the necessary steps to obtain registrations.

• Proposal of IP System “democratization”
• Administrative Simplification
Jesús Sepúlveda
Technical and Legal Services Manager
Clarke, Modet & Co Mexico
email : jsepulveda@clarkemodet.com.mx

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