Besides assisting our clients on the best way to protect their inventions, we are fully enabled to take all required actions to achieve a favorable decision from the Brazilian PTO, including requests for fast track examination, all applicable responses to PTO opinions and office actions, payment of official fees and the like.
We can also monitor third parties patent cases and handle the available administrative actions to avoid the allowance of applications and / or invalidate granted patents.
After eight years coordinating the design group of Brazilian IP Association (ABPI) and several publications in the area, Saulo Calazans is amongst the most recognized design professionals in Brazil enabled to promote the registration of Designs before the local PTO.
Saulo is the co-author of Brazilian chapter of the book ‘Design Rights. Functionality and Scope of Protection’ edited by Christopher V. Carani.
Founding partner of Carioca IP.
24 years of experience on patents and designs prosecution before the Brazilian Patent Office.
Coordinator of the design group of Brazilian IP Association (ABPI) for eight years and was a member of international design groups at relevant associations such as INTA and AIPPI.
Teacher of patent and design courses at the Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents.
Effective Member of the Fashion Law Comission of OAB/RJ from 2016 to 2019.