Of the 869 applications for green patents requested in the period from 2012 to 2020 with the National Institute of Industrial Property – INPI, 75% were granted under the priority regime, informed today, 27, the president of the municipality, Cláudio Furtado, during a virtual round table promoted by ABPI – Brazilian Association of Industrial Property, INPI and OMPI – World Intellectual Property Organization.
“The priority examination for green patents is a great incentive for new technologies to be developed in this area”, commented ABPI president, Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta, at the event that celebrated the World Intellectual Property Day under the theme “Innovate for a Future Green”.
The event had about 400 registrations, in a table made up of representatives of national and international entities in the area of intellectual property. In addition to the boards of ABPI, INPI and OMPI, representatives of AIPPI – Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), ASIPI – Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual, Jetro – Japan External Trade Organization, USPTO – United States, participated, among others. Patent Trademark Office, ABAPI – Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents, LIDC – International League of Competition Rights and OAB-RJ – Brazilian Bar Association.
During the event, two cases of green patents were presented, under the guidance of ABPI counselor Renata Lisboa. The C.E.O. and founder of Ecopanplas, Felipe Cardoso, detailed the industrial recycling process that separates residual lubricating oil from crushed plastic and the label without generating waste. The area manager and business support for Newsteel, Vale’s subsidiary, Thiago Mariano, showed the processing of ore by the FDMS (Fines Dry Magnetic Separation) system, a technology that recovers ores and dam tailings resulting from the ore process without using Water.
You can watch the full video of the event on the ABPI channel on Youtube.