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Karoline Coelho

is a Patent Specialist at Daniel Law. She has experience in prosecution of Brazilian patent applications, as well as the preparation of patentability, validity, and infringement reports focused on chemical and pharmaceutical technologies. Furthermore, experienced in preparing technology roadmaps and technological forecasting research. Knowledge of patent and scientific databases.

Recent Articles by Karoline Coelho

Experimental Data: A Key Element of Brazilian Medical Use Claims

There is no doubt that it is a challenge to design a patent protection strategy for a new medical use (for example, a new disease to be treated or prevented by a known composition, active ingredient or biological). The proper format for claiming such subject matter may vary significantly between patent jurisdictions. In Brazil, besides the accepted format, there are other points that deserve attention in terms of increasing the chances of success in obtaining a patent, such as the need to present experimental data in medical use patent applications in order to meet the sufficiency of disclosure requirements.