The FIFA World Cup Law for the 2014 event in Brazil has recently been issued. It entered into force on June 6, 2012. This new Law includes provisions on the protection of industrial and intellectual property rights in the world cup events. The new Law promotes the protection of the FIFA official symbols and emblems. The Brazilian Institute of Industrial Property will be adopting special procedures for accepting applications for the  registration of trademarks by FIFA or related to FIFA.

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