The New Spanish Patent Act

The New Spanish Patent Act The new Spanish Patent Act, amending the current 1986 Spanish Patent Act, will come into effect on 1 April 2017. The highlights of the new law includes provisions concerning the application, prosecution and patentability of a patent, but also includes important amendments to the current regulation of Utility Models.  …

Protection of registered Designs in the European Union

Community Designs have a unitary character, which implies that they have an equal effect throughout the European Union.   The duration of the registered Design is five years from the date of filing the application for registration and four times renewable with another five-year period. So, the maximum duration of the registration of a design…

Trademark registrations in Latin America

Trade Mark Registration in Latin America We are glad to have a highly educated and prepared team with experience in acquiring trademarks rights in Latin America. We create bridges to Latin America. Spain has special relationships with Latin American countries, which shares with us the same language and culture. The position of Spain in the region is very important,…