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By Sukey Omran
For the next few weeks, we will be providing general guides to trademark protection in various jurisdictions globally. Please note that these guides do not constitute legal advice and are merely intended to act as an aid if you are considering global expansion.
This week’s guide focuses on protecting your trademarks in Brazil.
Where is IP registered?
Brazil’s National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) is the agency responsible for the administration and registration of patents, trademarks, geographical indications and industrial designs.
Enforcement is administered on a country-by-country basis. Therefore, you must monitor the Brazilian marketplace for any unauthorized use of your IP. Enforcement of your IP rights is your responsibility.
You may choose to do the following in protecting your IP rights:
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