WIPO-administered Treaties:

Contracting Party of the Hague System: NO. 

Applicable Law: 

Decree-Law 6673/63 on Industrial Designs and Models, as amended by Law 27.444/18, Resolution 250/18, Resolution 252/18 and Decree 353/2019 

Grace period for filing applications, from disclosure: 

6 months, with exceptions.  

Multiple design applications -one application for different embodiments-available: 

Multiple designs are allowed. Up to 20 embodiments, provided that must fall under the same Locarno Classification. 

Formal filing requirements: 

Full details of the applicant & designer/s (inventor)

Description (optional); Drawings.

Priority document, if applicable.

Power of Attorney. Notarized and Apostilled. Deadline of filing is 40 working days from filing.  

Locarno classification: 

YES. 

Deferred publication: 

N/A. 

Opposition: 

NO. 

Average time from filing to grant: 

From 1 week to a maximum 3 months if priority is claimed. 

Term of Protection and Maintenance: 

5 years, plus 2 renewal terms of 5 years each. Payment of the renewals should be effected on the prior 6 months of the deadline.