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Will Mickey Mouse fall into the public domain in 2024?
Question should be analyzed according to the legislation of the country in which the character is intended to be used.
Collection of Decisions of the 2nd Administrative Instance on Trademarks
Technical opinions of the last 20 years used as a basis for appeal decisions and administrative nullity proceedings are available in the publication of the PTO launched in December.
Based on contractual good faith, Superior Court of Justice minimizes the need to sign the parties to a franchise contract
Given the franchisee's stance, its allegation of procedural deficiency was not sufficiently deemed to declare the contract null and void.
Expectations around Law 13,986/20, after the conversion into law of the Agro Executive Order
In order to facilitate access to financing and improve rural credit, Executive Order No. 897/19 (the Agro MP) was converted into law on April 7, with the publication of Law No. 13,986/20. From the original text of the bill, five articles were...
Interface between the new Clean Record Law and the General Data Protection Law
The Central Bank and the National Monetary Council (CMN) approved the missing rules[1] in order to regulate the Clean Record Law (Law No. 12,414/11), the wording of which was amended by Supplementary Law No. 166/19. Despite the regulations, there are still doubts about the implications of these laws for the privacy and security of personal data of Brazilian citizens, a topic that requires special attention because of the General Data Protection Law (LGPD). The interface between the Clean Record Law and the LGPD, considering its convergent and divergent aspects, is analyzed in this article.
Brazil's accession to the Madrid Protocol will speed up international registration of trademarks
Last month the Brazilian Federal Senate approved the Legislative Decree Bill (PDL) No. 98/2019, regarding Brazil's accession to the Madrid Protocol and its Common Regulations, in order to facilitate the international registration of trademarks. The promulgation of the presidential decree on the agreement and the deposit of the accession instrument with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are still pending.
The protection of startups’ intellectual property and Inova Simples
Creativity has economic potential. Concrete manifestations of this statement are startups, companies whose goal is to execute their innovations to generate economic value.
Processing of personal data processing for the purposes of behavioral analysis and offering targeted advertising
With the approval of Law No. 13,709/2018, the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD), practically all sectors of the economy, both public and private, must take measures to adapt their activities to the new legal requirements regarding the processing of personal data.
LGPD: Travel plan for managers
With the adequacy season to the Brazilian Personal Data Protection Law (Law No. 13,709/2018), aka LGPD, opened and reinforced by the creation of the National Data Protection Authority (or ANPD, Presidential Decree No. 869/2018), managers and organizations are being bombarded with risk analysis, recommendations, market solutions, and a multitude of information and cross-cutting discussions that, although relevant, may be of little use or even disrupt them, if they do not have the right mindset and travel plan.
Presidential decree creates the Brazilian Data Protection Authority
Presidential Decree (MP) No. 869/2018, published on December 28, amended provisions of Law No. 13,709/2018, the so-called General Data Protection Law (LGPD), and created the Brazilian Data Protection Authority (ANPD), a part of the Executive Branch.
Attorney General's Office defends constitutionality of Article 19 of the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet
The Attorney General's Office (PGR) opined in October in favor of hearing and granting relief to Extraordinary Appeal (RE) 1037396, in order that article 19 of Law No. 12,965/2014, the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet, be declared constitutional by the Federal Supreme Court (STF).
Personal Data Protection Law establish strict standards
Law 13,709 / 18, named Personal Data Protection Law (PDP) establishes strict rules for the protection of personal data. The PDP will enter into force 18 months after its official publication, occurred on August 15.