Since July 2013, the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) and the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center offer a joint dispute resolution procedure to facilitate the mediation of IP disputes pending before INPI.
In 2012 the Brazilian government committed over 1 million USD for a Funds-in-Trust (FIT) exclusively dedicated to South-South cooperation. We administer this FIT which is aimed at increasing the capacity of developing countries to use IP tools for their economic and social development. Our activities under this FIT include the training of patent examiners.
Honmono, or Genuine Goods, is a fun and visual way for younger audiences to learn about the importance of trademarks and the dangers of counterfeit goods. Contact us to discuss promotion of the publication in Brazilian schools.
The WIPO Magazine is available online in Portuguese, providing our users with more content on IP in their local language. The Magazine provides up-to-date information on creativity and innovation in action, exploring the advantages of IP.