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Brazil: intellectual property documentation

The following is a detailed list of Brazilian patent documentation held within the British Library's intellectual property collection. 

Material on this list may only be available in Portuguese. We cannot translate items for you.

Intellectual Property stock locations

IP Open Access: Always available in the Business & IP Centre

IP Reserve South: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in typically 1-3 hours

IP Reserve North: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in 48+ hours. If a nine-digit number is shown under "location", these can be ordered for use in the Centre by registered readers through Explore the British Library. Please type the number into the Explore search box to rapidly retrieve the record.

IP Reserve Material cannot be ordered for same-day delivery after 16:00. Sometimes the service may not be available all day on Saturday due to staffing. Some Reserve Material may not be available at times due to stock movements. Please contact us before your visit to check.


Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial

Patent specifications

1971 - to date
Applications (A specs):1990/4246 - 2009/4585PaperIP Reserve South
 1971 - 1990/4245PaperIP Reserve North (015268643)
"Pipeline patents" (Brazilian equivalents of foreign patents for drugs and foods with priority dates less than twenty years before the legalisation of such patents in 1996)1100001 - 1101191PaperIP Reserve South
Specifications14869 - 225100PaperIP Reserve North (015268641)

Indexes and Abstracts

Derwent World Patent Abstracts1975 - 1998PaperIP Reserve North
Diário Oficial Patents & Trade Marks (claims, sometimes illustrations)1922 - 1923, 1937 - 1939, 1947 - 1972PaperIP Reserve South
Boletim da Propriedade Industrial (claims)1907 - 1909PaperIP Reserve South

Official Journals

Revista da Propriedade Industrial Secao I: Patenteslast five issuesOnline
 1983 - 2005PaperIP Reserve South
Revista da Propriedade Industrial1924 - 1926, 1972 - 1983PaperIP Reserve South
Official Bulletin1913PaperIP Reserve South

Miscellaneous Patent Publications

Relatorio (government annual report including patent lists with brief details)1890 - 1909PaperIP Reserve South
List of Patents Granted1921PaperIP Reserve South

Utility Models

Applications (U specs):7001631 - 8902757PaperIP Reserve South
 1972 - 7001630PaperIP Reserve North (015268648)
Note that utility model numbers begin with the application year, minus 1920

Trade Marks

Revista da Propriedade Industrial Secao II: Marcaslast five issuesOnline
 1983 - 2005PaperIP Reserve South
See also publications under "Indexes and Abstracts" for earlier periods


Specifications1999 - 2006 (large gaps)PaperIP Reserve South
Industrial Models Journal (3-dimensional designs)1972 - 1977PaperIP Reserve North (015268645)
Industrial Designs Journal (2-dimensional patterns/decorations)1972 - 1977PaperIP Reserve North (015268647)
See also patent official journal