General Information and Documents Required for Entering the National Phase of a PCT International Application in Brazil.
For the purpose of entering the national phase of a PCT international application in Brazil, the following information and documents are required:
- Indication of full name, nationality, and complete address, domicile or residence, of the applicant.
- Indication of full name, nationality, profession and complete address, domicile or residence, of the inventor(s).
- A simple copy of the international request.
- A simple copy of the specification, claims, abstract and drawings as originally filed in the PCT application.
- A simple copy of the international search report.
- Copies of any amendments made in the application during the international phase.
- A simple copy of the preliminary examination report, when applicable.
- A certified copy of the basic foreign application or a simple copy of the document filed in the PCT application in support of the priority claim. This copy, or a declaration stating that the priority document has already been forwarded to the WIPO, must be filed within 60 (sixty) days from the date of filing in Brazil.
- A power of attorney (fazer link para download do power of attorney) executed by the applicant. This document does not need to be notarized or legalized. If applicant is a legal entity, the name and position of the representative authorized to act on behalf of the company shall be clearly indicated. The power of attorney can be lodged up to 60 (sixty) days after the filing of the application. This term is not extendible.
- If an assignee applies, an assignment document or authorization of the inventor(s) (fazer link para download da autorização do inventor) is necessary. This document does not need to be notarized or legalized and can be lodged at any time before requesting examination, although it should preferably be filed with the application or within 60 days of filing.
The above documents should be in our hands as soon as possible, preferably three to four weeks before the end of the 12 (twelve) months time limit for claiming convention priority.