Advantages of validating patents in Spain with ISERN

Advantages Spanish Patent Validation

Spain’s position on the unitary patent Spain is one of the few European Union states that are not part of the Unitary Patent (UPC) system and have not signed, nor ratified, the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court. As its name suggests, this agreement has created a Unified Patent Court (UPC), which has the competence … Read more

Patent validations in Spain

Patent validations in Spain

The possible commencement of patent validation in Spain occurs when the EPO issues the publication of the mention of the grant. From that publication, the holder has 3 months, with a possible extension of 2 additional months, to validate the patent before the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO). It is worth mentioning the formal … Read more

The main keys to the unitary patent

The main keys to the unitary patent

What is the unitary patent? This is a system for the protection of intellectual property rights in all the countries that have decided to join the Unitary Patent Court Treaty. Currently, 17 states have ratified the treaty: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden … Read more

ISERN attends the 100th PTMG Autumn Conference

PTMG Autumn Conference 2022

Isern Patentes y Marcas will attend as every year the PTMG Autumn Conference, which will bring together the main Intellectual Property firms ant the pharmaceutical sector. The 100th edition of PTMG Autumn will be held in Lisbon (Portugal) between October 5th-8th. Our representative for the PTMG event is s an expert in trademarks and patents … Read more

SPTO extends administrative deadlines for Ukrainian applicants

SPTO Ukraine

On 2 September, the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO) published a resolution on the extension of deadlines for administrative procedures for applicants with residence or registered office in Ukraine. This resolution extends the extension of deadlines for a period of four months for the procedures indicated below. In this way, it makes valid the … Read more

ISERN attends the 36th MARQUES annual conference

Marques Annual Conference 2022

Isern Patentes y Marcas will attend as every year the MARQUES annual conference, which will bring together the main Intellectual Property firms. The 36th edition of MARQUES will be held in Madrid (Spain) between September 20th-23rd. Our team for MARQUES 2022 is specialised in european trademarks, nationals and internationals applications. At ISERN we are committed to … Read more

ISERN attends one more year the annual INTA meeting

Isern Patentes y Marcas will attend as every year the annual INTA meeting, organised by the International Trademark Association, which will bring together more than 6.000 professionals specialised in intellectual property. The 144th edition of INTA will be held in Washington, D.C. (United States) between April 30th and May 4th. Our team for INTA 2022 is … Read more

Impact of BREXIT on Trademarks from 1 January 2021

How will Brexit affect my files? Brexit came into effect on 31 January 2020, meaning that the United Kingdom is no longer a member of the European Union. As we explained at the time, a transition period was established that will end on 31 December 2020. During this period, and according to the Withdrawal Agreement, … Read more

Information on COVID-19

State of the various IP offices and decisions taken in view of the measures taken by the countries to stop the expansion of the Covid-19 virus Isern Patentes y Marcas would like to inform you that we are operating as usual. Our team is working with normality and holding all meetings preferably by videoconference during … Read more