MERCAP was created with the strong purpose of offering services in the Industrial and/or Intellectual Property area to its clients anywhere in the world. Based upon the effective experience of its members – professionals with more than 25 years of work in great offices in Brazil, it offers complete consulting services on subjects of the area both in Brazil and in other countries. Therefore, MERCAP puts its specialists at your service to meet your needs.
We highlighted the main services performed by MERCAP below:
- We carry out previous researches both in Brazil and in other countries and we prepare opinions about registrability of trademarks;
- We prepare the application for registration and follow up all the procedure until a final decision is issued by INPI, keeping the client informed;
- Complying with official requirements, paying fees for issuance of certificates of registration, assignment, name and address changes and other measures needed to the development of each case;
- We keep a watching service concerning trademarks filed by third parties, which conflict with other trademarks of interest for our clients;
- We prepare oppositions, applications for administrative nullities, appeals, answers and other measures needed to defend the trademark, issuing opinions about such measures;
- We provide renewal of registrations and follow them up during the validity of the tradmark.
- We prepare and file Brazilian and International patent applications, issuing technical opinions;
- We file technical subsidy and application for administrative nullities of patents, and we also comply with official requirements and prepare the needed appeals to defend the patent application;
- We follow up all the procedural steps until obtaining the letter patent, filing applications needed to the progress of each case;
- We take care of patent maintenance, making annual fee payments with the INPI;
- We keep constant watching services regarding third party cases.
- We conduct research and opinions about registrability on Industrial Design.
- We prepare and file applications for registration in Brazil and in other countries.
- We control and do the maintenance of registration and applications for registration, including third party
- we prepare appeals and applications for administrative nullities and issue opinions about these measures.
- We prepare and file applications for registration of agreements (patent exploitation, trademark use, technology supply, services of technical and scientific assistance and franchising) before the INPI;
- We follow up the administrative procedures with INPI and keep the clients informed.
- We prepare and file applications for registration of computer programs before INPI;
- We follow up the administrative procedures with the INPI and keep the clients informed.
- We prepare and file applications for registration of work of art before the competent institutions;
- We follow up the administrative procedures with the competent institutions and keep the clients informed;
- Search for Domain names in Brazil and in other countries;
- Register of Domain names in Brazil and in other countries; and
- Domain name monitoring and maintenance.
Complete survey on the situation of cases involving the company’s industrial and intellectual ownership. This service seeks to evaluate the real situation of the company regarding trademarks, patents, industrial designs, software, domains, copyrights, etc; evaluate carried out procedures, organize and analyze applications in progress with the registering organizations in Brazil and similar entities in the countries of the company’s interest; define priorities and set up strategies for the correct protection of all the intellectual property of the one concerned.
Consult us freely to know more about what MERCAP can do for your organization.