IP Systems Comparative: Brazil vs Europe

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IP Systems Comparative: Brazil vs Europe

The type of IP rights covered and the scope of their protection in Brazil is very similar to that in Europe. Brazil offers reasonable standards of IPR protection and there is an increased engagement of local authorities, even if progress is still expected, especially regarding IPR enforcement.

However, some differences exist regarding the duration, geographical extent, and basic protection requirements. In this sense, it is useful to understand some differences in order to efficiently manage your intellectual property assets in Brazil.