Highly Reputed Trademarks – repercussions of the recognition before the Brazilian Trademark Office (INPI) and judicial alternatives for the owners of famous brands

By Ana Paula Affonso Brito - anapaula.brito@montaury.com.br

29/03/2018 - Highly Reputed Trademarks – repercussions of the recognition before the Brazilian Trademark Office (INPI) and judicial alternatives for the owners of famous brands

Highly reputed Trademarks may face a couple of obstacles in Brazil to obtain the Brazilian Trademark Office (BTO’s) recognition. However, whenever the administrative proceeding needs to be tackled or even expedited, the Brazilian Courts have been cooperating by granting injunctions to safeguard the famous mark owners. This article proposes to focus on two cases handled by Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello in which such Court reliefs were available to safeguard client’s rights (Brazilian Magazine of Associação Paulista da Propriedade Industrial – ASPI no. 51 August 2017/February 2018)

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