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Apr 27, 2015

Pre-Grant Submissions and Post-Grant Review Proceedings in Brazil - Part 6 of an 8 Part Series

Article 31 of the Brazilian Patent Statute (Statute #9,279/96) allows a third party to file a petition containing arguments and other documents relating to the patentability of an invention. Any such submission may contain information and arguments relating to novelty, obviousness, clarity, sufficiency, industrial applicability, added subject matter and subject matter excluded from patentability.
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