>[30.Nov.18] General INPI publishes new Strategic Plan
Source: WIPO [adapted]

On 28.Nov.2018, the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) validated the Strategic Plan of the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI/BR) to 2018-2021, which comprises the Mission and Vision of the Institute, as well as Strategic objectives, goals and initiatives.

The goal of the Strategic Plan is to guide the INPI/BR to ensure effective protection to industrial property rights, in order to push forward the transformation of knowledge into economic assets and contribute to improve the business environment and development of the country.

The Strategic objectives of the Plan include optimizing and expediting decisions and increasing participation of the INPI/BR in international cooperation agreements, including preparations to join the Madrid Protocol (International Trademark System) and the Hague Agreement (International Design System).