Brasil joins the Haague system
The Haague system which was established in order to allow international registration of designs founded more than 95 years ago and functioning ever since until today, has got a new member state – Brasil. This country is becoming the 96th member state of this international design protection system, right after Mauritius, that became member state in February 2023 with effectiveness starting from May 2023.
Brasil is the largest economy in South America and also the 5th biggest country in the world with more than 217 million inhabitants. The majority of residents in Brasil speak portuguese language and this country is also one of the favourite holiday destination. It is also a well developed country. All these statistics make the Brasil a good destination for business expansion for entrepreneurs and brand owners from around the world.
Advantages for design
Thanks to accession of Brasil to Haague system, the owners and also the future applicants for designs can expand their design protection into this country in more easier way.
The biggest advantage of Haague system of international design protection is an option to file a single international application for design registration in any of the Haague system member states and also a large discount in filing fee prices in comparisson to situation where you file design applications separately in every single intended country.
If you are interested in registration of design on international, regional or national level, feel free to contact us any time for a further information. We will gladly recommend you the best option for your case. You can also use our online form if you have already decided how and where you want to register your design.