In Intellectual Property, CNI acts mainly with Industrial Property, which involves rights on invention patents, trademarks, industrial designs, geographical indications, industrial secrets and repression of unfair competition. Industrial Property boosts creations and stimulates technological development by granting temporary exclusivity to inventors, entrepreneurs, researchers, so that they can search the financial return for their inventions.
This system stimulates innovation, provides legal security for companies and protects what was invested to originate these inventions. Industrial Property also disseminates knowledge and is decisive to the economic development of the country and to the competitiveness compared to other markets. For the growth of innovation in Brazil, it’s fundamental to understand the benefits, challenges and importance of this system. Get to know more about the history of Intellectual Property:
Basis of Industrial Property
Ornamental plastic form of an object or ornamental set of lines and colors that can be applied to a product, reproducible by industrial means.
Distinctive sign that identifies and distinguishes products and services from other similar ones of diverse procedures.
Title of temporary property granted by the State to those who invent new products, processes or make improvements for industrial application.
Information of a confidential nature, legally under control of people and organizations, which shall not be disclosed, acquired or used by unauthorized third parties without the consent of its holder.
Any attempt to appropriate or gain an advantage over intellectual property and knowledge acquired by others through efforts and investments.
Products originated in a particular geographical area that have become known to have qualities or reputations related to their form of extraction, production or manufacture.
Basis of Copyright
Protection of exploitation’s exclusivity conferred to the creator of literary, artistic or scientific work.
Protection given to performers, producers of music and broadcasting companies as a result of interpretation, performance, recording or transmission of their performances.
Modality of protection for the organized set of necessary instructions for operations of automatic data-processing machines, devices, instruments or peripheral equipments.
Sui Generis Protection
Integrated Circuit Topography
Organized set of interconnects, transistors and resistors, arranged in layers of three-dimensional configuration on a piece of semiconductor material, also known as chips.
Variety of plants not found in nature that has specific chacacteristics resulting from researches in agronomy and biosciences.
Existing empirical knowledge, practices, beliefs and customs from parents to children of indigenous or local communities about the use of plants, microorganisms or animals whose samples contain information of genetic origin.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BOOSTS INNOVATION, ENCOURAGES HUMAN CREATION AND THE CONTINUOUS SCIENTIFIC, TECHNOLOGICAL AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OF A NATION.