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Intellectual property law in Spain (ES845)




Last change: 11/30/2015


TT-ROM
  • Brief reports are all the latest news on the entire German and international intellectual property protection that have become “oldies” and published in WEEKNEWS in historical order.
  • Documents are
    • the sources of in the print edition of the TRANSPATENT - foreign service for the worldwide
      commercial legal protection published documents,objectively arranged stating the issue in which they appeared and stating the
      Scope.
    • Links to the internet, as far as we know local sites there. These can be called up immediately with a click of the mouse.

30.11.2015

  • WIPOLEX news from 11/24/2015: Spain
    The Organic Law No. 1/2015 of March 30, 2015, which amends the Penal Code (Organic Law No. 10/1995 of November 23, 1995), entered into force on July 1, 2015.
    Among others, the law introduces major changes in the field of IP: (i) extension of the definition of criminal copyright offense so as to include any act of exploitation other than acts of reproduction, plagiarism, distribution and communication to the public; (ii) introduction of new criminal penalties for piracy websites; (iii) classification of copyright and trademark offces to apply the penalties to the gravity of the offces and; (iv) increasing penalties for different types of copyright and trademark infringements.
    Penal Code (Organic Law No. 10/1995 of November 23, 1995, as amended up to Law No. 4/2015 of April 27, 2015) (span.):
    http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=15759

10.02.2015

  • WIPOLEX: Law No. 21/2014 of November 4, 2014, amending the consolidated text of the Law on Intellectual Property, approved by Law of Royal Legislative Decree No. 1/1996 of April 12, and Law No. 1/2000 of January 7, 2000 on Civil Procedure, in force from 1.1.2015 (span.)
    http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=15435

23.08.2013

25.01.2013

  • The Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO) increased the official fees for trademark applications in 2013:
    1st class: EUR 141.73, each additional class EUR 91, .81 (paper)
    1st class: EUR 120.47, each additional class EUR 78, .04 (electronic)
    Out SMD news from January 18, 2013 (Newsletter Issue 1/13) - Official fees Increased: http://www.country-index.com/newsletter_update.aspx?ID=493.

14.01.2011/21.03.2011

30.06.2010

  1. [out GTAI legal news 5/2010] With the Royal Decree No. 245/2010 the Amendment ordinance to the implementing ordinance for the Patent Act (Real Decreto 245/2010, de 5 de marzo, por el que se modifica el Real Decreto 2245/1986, de 10 de octubre, por el que se aprueba el Reglamento para la ejecución de la Ley 11/1986, de 20 de marzo, de patentes) has been issued. The changes causing deregulation, published in Boletin Oficial del Estado (BOE) No. 71 of March 23, 2010, are on March 24, 2010 entered into force.
  2. The Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (Oficina Española de Patentes y Marcas (OEPM)) is electronically under the decision of March 9, 2010 https://sede.oepm.gob.es reachable (Resolución de 9 de marzo de 2010, de la Oficina Española de Patentes y Marcas, por la que se crea la Sede Electrónica de la Oficina Española de Patentes y Marcas, published in BOE No. 65 of March 16, 2010).

15.04.2010

  • At the January 1, 2010 is this Law No. 29/2009 (Ley 29/2009, de 30 de diciembre, por la que se modifica el régimen legal de la competencia desleal y de la publicidad para la mejora de la protección de los consumidores y usuarios) came into force, which changed the following laws in the interests of improved consumer protection:
    • Law against unfair competition: Ley 3/1991, de 10 de enero, de Competencia Desleal;
    • General advertising law: Ley 34/1988, de 11 de noviembre, General de Publicidad;
    • Consumer Protection Act: Texto refundido de la Ley General para la Defensa de los Consumidores y Usuarios y otras leyes complementarias, aprobado por el Real Decreto Legislativo 1/2007, de 16 de noviembre;
    • Retail Law: Ley 7/1996, de 15 de enero, de Ordenación del Comercio Minorista.

    The changes are made in the implementation of the following EU directives:
    2005/29 / EC: Directive of 11 May 2005 on unfair commercial practices in internal market transactions between companies and consumers and amending Council Directive 84/450 / EEC, Directives 97/7 / EC, 98/27 / EC and 2002 / 65 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No. 2006/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council (Directive on Unfair Commercial Practices); 2006/114 / EC: Directive of December 12, 2006 on misleading and comparative advertising. (out GTAI legal news from April 2010)

11.01.2010

06.03.2009

19.11.2008

  • At the September 16, 2008 is the Royal Decree No. 1431/2008 (published in Boletin Oficial del Estada No. 223 from September 15, 2008) (Real Decreto 1431/2008, de 29 de agosto, por el que se modifican determinadas disposiciones reglamentarias en materia de propiedad industrial) came into force, whereby some provisions of industrial property protection, including in the patent and trademark law, have been changed.
    (out bfai legal news 11/2008 from October 31, 2008)

06.04.2008

  • The Implementing provisions for the Cartel Act No. 15/2007 - Real Decreto 261/2008 de 22 de febrero, por el que se aprueba el Reglamento de Defensa de la Competencia (Boletin Oficial del Estado No. 50 of February 27, 2008) have been issued: http://www.boe.es/g/es/bases_datos/iberlex.php (span.) (from bfai legal news 4/2008 from April 1st, 2008)

10.08.2007/10.01.2008

  • At the September 1, 2007 occurs that Law No. 15/2007 on the protection of competition (Ley 15/2007, de 3 de julio, de Defensa de la Competencia) in force (published in the Spanish Law Gazette (Boletin Oficial del Estado No. 159 of July 4, 2007): http://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2007/07/04/pdfs/A28848-28872.pdf). The previous law No. 16/1989 is repealed. (out BfAI legal news 8/2007 from 1.8.2007)
    See review article in RIW 12/2007, p. 920 ff .: Fisherman - “The new Spanish law to protect competition”

02.07.2007

25.08.2006

  • in the BlPMZ In issue 8/9/2006, p. 265 ff., Act No. 20/2003 on the legal protection of designs of July 8, 2003, has been published in German translation. (-) TT November issue)

18.08.2006

03.09.2004 / 03.01.2006

  • At the July 8, 2004 is this Law No. 20/2003 on Designs / Law No. 20/2003 of 7 July, on Legal Protection of Industrial Designs entered into force. It implements the RL 98/71 / EG and is in accordance with the EU community design law. (Information from the office Bardehle and partners dated 2.8.2004) ("Boletín Oficial del Estado“, 08/07/2003, N ° 162, p. 26348)

21.02.2002 / 18.07.2002

  • From the Spanish patent law firm J. ISERN PATENTES Y MARCAS, S.L. (Headquarters in Barcelona: http://www.jisern.com) TRANSPATENT has the German translation of the new Spanish Trademark Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001, which was approved on July 31, 2002 comes into force. It will be published in the TT-März issue and in the next update of the TT-ROM (I / 2002). The previous trademark law No. 32/1988 then becomes invalid. Information also in Newsletter 5/2002 from Ladas & Parry: http://www.ladas.com/BULLETINS/2002/0502Bulletin/0502Bulletin22.html

08.03.2001 / 26.08.2001

  • The Spanish government has drafted a new trademark law, which should complete the previous law of 1988 with regard to the Madrid Protocol, TRIPS Agreement, EU regulations, TLT agreement, introduction of a multi-class system, greater protection for notorious trademarks and trademark owners. (MIP July / Aug. 2000, p. 7 + MIP booklet July / August 2001, p. 9 )

03.03.2001

  • The "Kgl. Decree No. 812/2000 applicable to Law No. 11/1986 on Patents of May 19, 2000“, Entered into force on June 9, 2000, is available in German translation.

26.02.2001

  • With the entry into force of the new code of civil procedure (Ley de enjuiciamiento civil, LEC) (State Gazette - Boletín Oficial del Estado No. 7 - of January 8, 2000) on January 8, 2001 some paragraphs of the patent law have also been changed. The changes translated into German by the patent law firm Clarke, Modet & Co. in Madrid will be published by us soon or consolidated in the TT-ROM. (See also article: "The new Spanish Civil Procedure Law (LEC)"In RIW 5/2001, p. 357 ff.)

25.05.2000

  • In the magazine Intellectual Property Laws and Treaties / Lais et Traités de Propriété Intellectuelle September / October 1999, the following provisions were published in English / French under the heading Spain / Espagne: (Note in BlPMZ 5/2000, p. 175)
    1. Consolidated version of Law No. 11/1986 of March 20, 19861 on Patents, as last amended by Law No. 50/1998 on Taxes, Administrative and Social Contributions of December 30, 1998, which came into force on January 1, 1999; Text 2-001, p. 1 ff.
    2. Consolidated version of Law No. 32/1988 of November 10, 1988 on Trademarks, as last amended by Law No. 14/1999 on Fees and Charges for Services of the Office for Nuclear Safety of May 4, 1999, entered into force on May 6, 1999. May 1999; Text 3-001, p. 1 ff.
    3. Consolidated version of the Law on Intellectual Property, which standardizes, explains and adapts the applicable legal provisions in this field; approved by the Kgl. Ordinance No. 1 of April 12, 1996; amended by Law No. 5 of March 6, 1998 implementing Directive 96/9 EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of March 11, 1996 on the legal protection of databases, which came into force on April 1, 1998; Text 1-01 ff.
    4. Ordinance No. 479 of May 5, 1989 enacting provisions on the composition of the Intellectual Property Arbitration Committee and its procedures, as amended by Kgl. Ordinance No. 1248 of July 14, 1995; Text 6-01, p. 1 ff.
    5. Kgl. Ordinance No. 733 of May 14, 1993 approving the implementing provisions on the general registration of intellectual property; Text 15-01, p. 1 ff.
    6. State Law No. 10 of November 23, 1995 - Criminal Code (extracts from Chapter XI on violations of legislation on the protection of intellectual and industrial property and on unfair competition; texts 2-01, 1 and 1-001, p. 1.
    7. Decision of the Ministry of Science of April 5, 1999 approving the activities of the Entidad de Gestion (DAMA) for the protection of the producers of phonograms as administrators of the rights recognized in the law on intellectual property; Text 3-01, p. 1.
    8. Ordinance No. 29752 of November 30, 1990 authorizing the operation of the Asociación de Actores Intérpretes, Saciedad de Gestion de Espana (AISGE) as the administrator of the rights recognized in Law No. 22 of November 11, 1987 on intellectual property; Text 13-1, p. 1.
    9. Kgl. Ordinance No. 1584 of October 18, 1991 approving the Implementing Regulations on the General Register Office for Intellectual Property; Text 14-1, p. 1 ff.
  • The Kgl. Ordinance No. 1270/1997 on the organization of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office of July 24, 1997 is available in German translation.

13.02.2000

  • In the Spanish Government Gazette No. 313 of December 31, 1998, Law No. 50/1998 of December 30, 1998 was published, which in Article 83 a further amendment to Patent Law No. 11/1986 (addition of a second additional provision) and in Article 84 contains an amendment to the Trademark Act No. 32/1988 (change of title to Part IX, addition of a new Article 87 and a third additional provision). The German translation of these changes by the patent law firm Clarke, Modet & Co. in Madrid is available to TRANSPATENT.

01.08.1999

  • The Spanish Law on Trademarks has been modified by Law No. 22/1999 of June 7, 1999. (Implementation of EC Directive 97/36 / EC of June 30, 1997, which changed Directive 89/552 / EEC) (Overview in “Managing Intellectual Property”, July / Aug issue. 1999, p. 47).

27.06.1999

  • Amendment of the Spanish Trademark Law by Law No. 14/1999 with the adaptation of the Spanish legislation due to the accession to the TLT contract (Overview in “Managing Intellectual Property”, June 1999, p. 53).

25.04.1999

23.09.1998

  • In the Spanish State Gazette (Boletín Oficial del Estado) No. 194 of 08/14/1998 a new amendment to the law (Royal Legislative Decree 8/1998 of 07/31/1998) to Law 11/1986 on patents for inventions and utility models with regard to Articles 36 and 39 has been published. A German translation of the revised articles by the patent law firm Clarke, Modet & Co. in Madrid is available at TRANSPATENT.

01.02.1998

  • An amendment to Law 11/1986 on patents for inventions and utility models was published in the Spanish State Gazette No. 313 of December 31, 1997. TRANSPATENT has a German translation of the revised Articles 83, 101 and 133.

17.12.1997

  • The brochure "Legal tips for exporters”1997 (order no .: 5860; DEM 45, -) was published.

04.12.1997

  • In Spain occur on January 2, 1998 the institutions of supplementary protection certificates for medicinal products (according to Regulation (EEC) No. 1768/82 of the Council of 18.6.1992) and of plant protection products (Regulation (EC) No. 1610/96 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23.7.1996) in Force. An overview is available to us in the German version from the patent law firm Clarke, Modet & Co. in Madrid.

26.07.1997

  • A brochure from the Federal Office for Foreign Trade Information (BfAI) was published in 1997 "Spain - Competition Law”Has been published. (Order no .: 5445; price DEM 35, -).

22.07.1997

  • Spain has taken effect September 6, 1997 withdrew its declaration of reservation with regard to the provisions of Chapter II (International Preliminary Examination) of the PCT Treaty. So are now from September 6, 1997 everyonePCT contracting states Chapter II of the PCT Treaty.
  • For Spain lawyers' recommendations are dated September 25, 1996 which concern Spain's previous reservation on the patent protection of chemical and / or pharmaceutical products and the consequences of the entry into force of the GATT / TRIPS agreement on January 1, 1996 in Spain. Procedures are specified how subsequent patent protection can be achieved.
  • The instruction 2/1995 of December 30, 1995 of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office on the Application of the Agreement on Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights in Relation to Trade (TRIPS Agreement) is available in German translation.
  • With Law No. 12/1995 of December 28, 1995 are ab January 1, 1996 new patent fees come into force. The fee amounts are available in the German version.
  • Law No. 16/1989 on the protection of competition (Antitrust Act) is available. /02/96/
  • From January 1, 1996 In Spain, the provisional derogation under Article 47 of Spain's Act of Accession to the EU will be terminated. /12/95/
  • The 1989 Protocol to the MADRID TRADEMARKS AGREEMENT is from Spain on 17th April1991 has been ratified. /07/95/
  • The Spanish Patent Act is to be changed with regard to compulsory licensing. A brief overview will be published. /09/94/









General overviews SZ 0100 - 1999

World Legal Information Institute: Kingdom of Spain
http://www.worldlii.org/es/
Legislation: http://www.worldlii.org/catalog/2052.html
WorldLII
0414
linkLEGISLATION SPAIN (Spanish)
http://www.lexadin.nl/wlg/legis/
nofr / eur / lxwespa.htm
linkCommercial Register / Boletín Oficial del Registro Mercantil (span.)
http://www.boe.es/diario_borme/linkCommercial Register / Registro Mercantil Central - Central Registry of Companies in Spain
http://www.rmc.es/
Office
0710
linkGTAI: Law / Customs
http://www.gtai.de/linkQuite compact - free basic information on legal topics such as joining the UN sales law, warranties, means of security, producer liability, real estate law, distribution law, investment law, company law, residence and work permit law, commercial legal protection, tax law and legal prosecution
http://www.gtai.de/linkSchriewer: “The Spanish law on electronic signatures”itemsGerman companies in Spain - Empresas Alemanas en Espana, 2009 (Ed .: AHK Madrid)235 p .; EUR: 80.-; Order number: 14137Wage and non-wage costs - Spain, 201124 p .; EUR 5; Order number: 16284Economic structure and opportunities - Spain, 201110 p .; Order number 16292
Relations with Germany
DE: Subsidiary contract dated April 23, 1970, in force from November 26, 1972 (BGBl. II / 1972, pp. 1041, 1557)DE: Treaty of November 14, 1983 on the recognition and enforcement of judicial decisions in civil and commercial matters, in force from April 18, 1988 (BGBl. II / 1987, p. 34, II / 1988, p. 207); Amendment Act of February 19, 2001 (BGBl. II / 2001, p. 288)DE: Agreement of 3.2.2011 on the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Tax Reduction in the Field of Taxes on Income and Assets (Federal Law Gazette II / 2012, p. 18), in force from October 18, 2012 (BGBl. II / 2013, p. 329)
Member of the international agreement -

Further membership in:




Overview of general industrial property rights, SZ 1980 - 1999
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (span.)
http://www.oepm.es
OEPM
0418
link
WIPO country website - Spain: http://www.wipo.int/directory/en/

details.jsp? country_code = ES

WIPO
1981
link
WIPOLEX: Texts of laws on commercial legal protection and copyright
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
profile.jsp? code = ES
or. http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/ [79 texts on February 8, 2012]
WIPOLEX
link
Law on Industrial Property Protection of 11/11/1987, in force from 6/12/1987, amended by Kgl. VO 1/1996 of April 12, 1996.
Law No. 21/2014 of November 4, 2014, amending the consolidated text of the Law on Intellectual Property, approved by Law of Royal Legislative Decree No. 1/1996 of April 12, and Law No. 1/2000 of January 7, 2000 on Civil Procedure, in force from 1.1.2015 (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 15435
WIPOLEX
1984
link
Royal Legislative Decree 1/1996 of April 12, 1996, approving the revised text of the Law of Intellectual Property, regularizing, clarifying and harmonizing the legal provisions on the subject [Copyright, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents, Plant Variety Protection, Trade Names, Trademarks, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK), Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models] (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 11050
WIPOLEX
1984
link
Instruction 2/1995 of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office on the application of the TRIPS agreement of December 30, 1995A5 6 p.
Law 17/1975 on the establishment of an autonomous authority relating to the register of industrial property of 2.5.1975A5 8 p.
Law 17/1975 of 2.5.1975 on the establishment of an autonomous body “Industrial Property Registry” (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1305
WIPOLEX
1984
link
Royal Decree No. 1270/1997 of July 24, 1997, Organizing the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1374
WIPOLEX
1984
link
Kgl. Ordinance No. 1270/1997 organizing the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office of July 24th, 1997.
Royal Decree No. 1431/2008 of August 29, 2008 modifying certain Industrial Property regulations (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 6150
WIPOLEX
2006
link
Law of July 2004 on the Fees of the Registro.
Patent Office: Price lists 2011 (Spanish)
http://www.oepm.es/cs/Satellite?blobcol=urldata&
blobheader = application% 2Fpdf & blobheadername1 =
Content-Disposition & blobheadername2 = MDT-Type &
blobheadervalue1 = inline% 3B + filename%
3DTasas_Signos_Distintivos_2011.pdf &
blobheadervalue2 = abinary% 3B + charset% 3DUTF-8 &
blobkey = id & blobtable = MungoBlobs & blobwhere =
1150486751375 & ssbinary = true
link
Your Europe: Intellectual property - Spain
http://europa.eu/youreurope/business/competing-
through-innovation / protecting-intellectual-
property / spain / index_en.htm
EU
link
EU-INNOVACCESS - Spain
http://www.innovaccess.eu/national_information.
php? ip = the_office & ct = ES
EU
link
Overview of commercial legal protection and competition law (2005)A5 13 p.
Inventa International Ltd. - Spain IP: Trademarks, Patents, Industrial Designs, Copyright and Domain Names
http://www.inventa-international.com/spain
Inventa
link
Manual for the Handling - Application for Patents Designs and Trademarks (Spain) (Suppl. No. 126, Nov. 2009)A4 69 p.
Fabry: “Intellectual Property in Spain”
Communication of German pat.anw. 9/10/2004, p. 404
Essay
Spain: Selected Intellectual Property Literature
http://www.transpatent.com/advobook/
845-1985.html
TT
1985
link
DE: Agreement of 8 April 1958 on the restoration of industrial property rights - Law of 25 March 1959 (Federal Law Gazette Part II / 1959, pp. 245, 258), in force on July 2nd, 1959 - Announcement of June 19, 1959 (Federal Law Gazette Part II / 1959, p. 732); Additional Protocol of December 11, 1963 - Law of March 17, 1965 (Federal Law Gazette Part II / 1965, p. 153), in force on March 3, 1966 - notification from April 16, 1966 (Federal Law Gazette Part II / 1966, p. 252)
Colegio oficial de agentes de la propiedad industrial / Official Association Of Industrial Property Agents (span.)
http://www.coapi.org/propiedad-industrial/
Engl .: ttp: //www.coapi.org/propiedad-industrial/? Q = official-association-industrial-property-agents% 20 ″ target = ”_blank”> http://www.coapi.org/propiedad- industrial /? q
= official-association-industrial-property-agents% 20
COAPI
1981
link
PIPERS Worldwide Listing of Patent Attorneys & Patent Agents
http://www.piperpat.com/Default.aspx?alias
= www.piperpat.com / wwwattorneys
PIPER
1981
link
Criminal Prosecution Act of 9/14/1882 [Law 37/2011 of 10/10/2011] (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 11822
WIPOLEX
1994
link
Royal Decree No. 1228/2005 of October 13, 2005, creating and regulating the Intersectoral Committee against intellectual property rights infringements (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 11059
WIPOLEX
1994
link
Order EHA / 2343/2006 of 3.7.2006 on the customs authorities ’intervention in cases of declaration of goods suspected of infringing intellectual property rights (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 11058
WIPOLEX
1994
link





Law No. 11/1986 of March 20, 1986 (consolidated in the TT-ROM until 2000 - amendment by Law No. 3/2000 on plant variety protection) (also applies to utility models)A5 77 p.
Law No. 11/1986 of March 20, 1986, adopting Law on Patents and Utility Models (as last amended by Law 50/1998, of December 30, 1998, on Tax, Administrative and Social Policy Measures)
htp: //www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1372
WIPOLEX
2004
link
Law 10/2002 of April 29, 2002, amending Law 11/1986, of March 20, 1986 on Patents, for the transposition of European Parliament and Council Directive 98/44 / EC of July 6, 1998 on the legal protection of biotechnological inventions (span. )
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1390
WIPOLEX
2006
link
Patents Act of 1986 (amended by Law 66/1997 of December 30, 1997, Royal-Decree-Law 8/1998 of July 31, 1998, Law 50/1998 of December 30, 1998, Law 1/200 of January 7, 2000, Law 3 / 2000 of 7.1.2000, Law 17/2001 of December 7, 2001, Law 10/2002 of April 29, 2002, Law 20/2003 of July 7, 2003)
2004
.
Amendment to Law No. 11/1986 (German translation from Spanish State Gazette No. 313 of December 31, 1997)A5 2 p.
Amendment of Law 11/1986 (by Royal Decree 8/1998 of July 31, 1998; in force from August 14, 1998)A5 2 p.
Amendment of Law No. 11/1986 (by Law No. 50/1998 of 30.12.1998, in force from 1.1.1999)A5 2 p.
Amendment of Act No. 11/1986 by ZPO of 8 January 2000, in force from 8 January 2001 (German translation from Spanish State Gazette No. of 8 January 2000).
Kgl. VO 2245/1986 of 10.10.1986 AusfO to the PatG, changed by Kgl. VO 151/1996 of 2.2.1996 [without change by Kgl. VO 441/1994 of March 11, 1994]A5 35 p. (1986 version only)
Royal Decree No. 1431/2008 of August 29, 2008 modifying certain Industrial Property regulations (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 6150
WIPOLEX
2006
link
Patents (Public Research), Royal Decree, 01/18/2002, No. 55 on the working and assignment of inventions made by State-owned research organizations (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1393
WIPO
2004
link
Kgl. VO 471/1990 of April 6, 1990, with which the preparation of the report on the state of the art by the patent office for patent applications in the field of agriculture and food is stipulatedA5 5 p.
Kgl. Decree No. 812/2000 applicable to Law No. 11/1986 on Patents of May 19, 2000
2004-760
TT-ROM
Kgl. Regulation 2424/86 of 10.10.1986 on the application of the EPCA5 7 p.
Royal Decree No. 2424/1986 of 10.10.1986, on the application of EPC (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1316
WIPOLEX
2004
link
Royal Decree No. 1123/1995 of 3.7.1995, implementing the PCT (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1318
WIPOLEX
2004
link
Patents (Preliminary Examination), Royal Decree, 10/09/2001, No. 996 providing for granting procedure with substantive examination for all sectors (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1387
WIPO
2004
link
Overview of the state of the art according to PatG 11/86A5 4 p.
Overview of patent lawA5 15 p.
Patent Office: selection of searches (span.)
http://invenes.oepm.es/
Office
link
Patent information service
http://es.espacenet.com (span.)
Info from the EPO
link
ESPACENET - Latipat: Patent Search ES
http://lp.espacenet.com/
link
Overview of utility model lawA5 10 p.
Declaration of reservation on Article 167.2a EPC withdrawn from 1.1.1996A5 2 p.
Issuance of compulsory licensesA5 2 p.
Law 20/1987 of 7.10.1987 on the fees charged by applicants and holders of European patents for certain acts of "Registro de la Propiedad Industrial”, As amended by Law 13/1996 of 30.12.1996 on measures in the field of tax, administration and social affairs.
EPO: patent fees from 01/01/2015A5 2 p.
AGIP (Designs, Models, Patents, Trademarks)
http://www.agip.com/Agip_Country_Mainpage.aspx?
country_key = 298 & lang = en
link
Filing the translation of EP applicationsA5 2 p.
Transpatent.
Other technical property rights SZ 3000 - 3999
Documents



Law No. 11/1988 on the legal protection of the topographies of semiconductor products of 3.5.1988, in force from 5.9.1988A5 10 p.Law No. 11 of May 3, 1988 on the Legal Protection of Topographies of Semiconductor Products (engl.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1310
WIPOLEX
3004
linkExecution order 1465/1988 of December 2nd, 1988A5 6 p.Integrated Circuits (Implementation) Royal Decree No. 1465 dated 02/02/1988 (engl.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1311
WIPOLEX
3004
linkRoyal Decree 149/1996 of 2.2.1996 laying wide protection of Topographies of Semiconductor Products to nationals of WTO members (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 6151
WIPOLEX
3004
linkTranspatent.



Trademark Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001 (BOE 294 of December 8, 2001), in force from July 31, 2002 (amended by Law No. 20/2003 of July 7, 2003)
March 2002
5-6 / III / 02
A5 67 p.Law 17/2001 of December 7, 2001 on Trademarks (Consolidated Text Including the Amendments Made by Law 20/2003 of July 7, 2003, on Legal Protection of Industrial Designs)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1382
WIPOLEX
4004
linkMarks (Regulation for Implementation) Royal Decree No. 687 of July 12, 2002 [Implementing Regulations to the Trademarks Act] (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1389
WIPOLEX
4004
linkKgl. Ordinance (No. 645/1990 of May 1990) for the implementation of Law No. 32 of November 10, 1988, in force from May 26, 1990 [without changes by Kgl. VO 441/1994 of 11.3.1994] [out of force]
October 1993
15-16 / X / 93
A5 20 p.Spain: Trademark Info
http://www.country-index.com/country_
surveys.aspx? ID = 28
SMD
4010
linkEkey / Klippel / Bender (Eds.): “Trademark Law” (Volume 1: Trademark Law and Trademark Law of Selected Foreign Countries)
http://transpatent.com/advobook/
de401513.html
ADVOBOOK
4015-513
linkGallego: New trademark law in Spain.Fernández-Nóvoa: New Spanish trademark law.Perez: The new Spanish trademark law.Vidal: Metatags, keyword banners and trademark rights with special consideration of Spanish law
GRUR Int. 4/2003, p. 312
.polo: The purchase of the trademark under Spanish law.Lawyer: New Trademark Law in Spain (2001)A5 4 p.Overview of the new trademark law (2001)A5 4 p.AGIP (Designs, Models, Patents, Trademarks)
http://www.agip.com/Agip_Country_Mainpage.aspx?
country_key = 298 & lang = en
linkObjection period: 2 months after publication in the national trade mark gazette
http://thenewsaegis.com/pages/opposition_
periods / opposition_periods.html
SAEGIS
linkTranspatent.



UWG Act 3/1991 of 10.1.1991, in force from January 31, 1991, amended by Implementing Act No. 14/2003 of November 20, 2003
GRUR Int. 1991, p. 551 (German)
.Law 3/1991 of 10.1.1991 on Unfair Competition [2009] (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1325
WIPOLEX
5004
linkLaw 29/2009 of 30.12.2009, modifying the legal regime of unfair competition and publicity, for the improvement of the protection of consumers (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 11352
WIPOLEX
5006
linkLey 29/2009 of December 30, 2009, por la que se modifica el régimen legal de la competencia desleal y de la publicidad para la mejora de la protección de los consumidores y usuarios, in force from 01/01/2010 (amendment of Law No. 3 / 1991) (Spanish)
http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cons_int/safe_
shop / fair_bus_pract / transpos_laws_es.pdf
EU
5006
linkRoyal Decree 157/1988 of February 22, 1988, enacting provisions to which the appellations of origin and controlled appellations of origin of wines, and their respective regulations have to conform (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1340
WIPOLEX
5004
linkRoyal Decree 1906/1995 of November 24, 1995, Amending Royal Decree 157/1988 of February 22, 1988, enacting provisions to which the appellations of origin and controlled appellations of origin of wines, and their respective regulations, were to conform (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1341
WIPOLEX
5006
linkRoyal Decree 1573/1985 of 1.8.1985, on Generic and Specific Names of Foodstuffs (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1343
WIPOLEX
5004
linkRoyal Decree 1254/1990 of October 11, 1990 on the Use of Geographical Names Protected as Generic and Specific Appellations of Origin on Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1346
WIPOLEX
5004
linkRoyal Decree 1396/1993 of August 4th, 1993, amending Royal Decree 1254/1990 of October 11th, 1990, on the Use of Geographical Names Protected as Generic and Specific Appellations of Origin on Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1347
WIPOLEX
5006
linkRoyal Decree 728/1988 of 8 July 1988, enacting provisions to which the specific and generic appellations of origin of non-wine-related agricultural products and foodstuffs have to conform (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1345
WIPOLEX
5004
linkRoyal Decree 1069/2007 of July 27, 2007 regulating the oppositions procedure and registry applications in the Community Register of Geographical Indications and Designations of Origin (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 6172
WIPOLEX
5004
linkOrder dated January 25, 1994, bringing Spanish legislation into conformity with Council Regulation (EEC) 2081/92 on the Protection of Geographical Indications and Designations of Origin for Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1344
WIPOLEX
5004
linkGeneral Advertising Law (Ley 34/1988) of 11/11/1988, last amended by Law 39/2002 of 28/10/2002.Consumer Protection Act (Ley 26/1984) of July 19, 1984, last amended by Act 39/2002 of October 28, 2002 (new law from December 1, 2007: Real Decreto Legislativo 1/2007 of November 16, 2007).Overview of competition law in Spain.Brochure: Competition Law 1997DEM 35, -; Order no .: 5445Overview of Law No. 3/1991 on Unfair CompetitionA5 2 p.Detailed overview of the UWG Act No. 3/1991A5 13 p.Book review: Wirth: “The new law of unfair competition in Spain” 1996
http://transpatent.com/advobook/
es501501.html
linkGerman-Spanish treaty for the protection of geographical names dated September 11, 1970A5 40 p.Treaty of 9/11/1970 on the protection of indications of source, designations of origin and other geographical designations - law of 3/3/1972 (BGBl. II / 1972, p. 109), in force on September 27, 1973 - notification from August 13, 1973 (BGBl. II / 1973, p. 1305); Amendment of Annex B - Regulation of 10.10.1994 (BGBl. II / 1994, p. 3534), in force on February 15, 1994 - Announcement of June 2, 1995 (BGBl. II / 1995, p. 492) [TT-ROM: TT 597-5978-161]Transpatent.
Antitrust law SZ 5600 - 5999



Antitrust legislation (Spanish)
http://www.cncompetencia.es/Inicio/Legislacion/
NormativaEstatal / tabid / 81 / Default.aspx
DGDC / TDC
5604
linkLaw 15/2007 for the protection of competition / Ley 15/2007, de 3 de julio, de Defensa de la Competencia, in force from September 1, 2007 (Spanish)
http://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2007/07/04/
pdfs / A28848-28872.pdf
BOE
5604
linkCompetition Law No. 15/2007 of 3.7.2007 (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 6702
WIPOLEX
linkAct 1/2002, of 21st February, regarding Co-ordination of the State and Autonomous Communities ’Competences on Competition Defense (Official State Gazette No. 46. Fryday, 22th February 2002)
DEGDC
5604
.Real Decreto 261/2008 de 22 de febrero, por el que se aprueba el Reglamento de Defensa de la Competencia (Boletin Oficial del Estado No. 50 of February 27, 2008) (span.)
BOE
5604
.Royal Decree 378/2003, March 28th, Implementing the Competition Act 16/1989, July 17th, concerning block exemptions, individual authorizations and Competition Register (Official State Gazette No. 90, of 15th April 2003)
DEGDC
5604
.Krasselt-Priemer: “Revision of the Spanish law to protect competition”itemsFisherman: “The new Spanish law to protect competition”A4 8 p.The Role of Competition Policy in Regulatory Reform
http://www.oecd.org/LongAbstract/0,2546,en_
2649_34685_2508326_1_1_1_1,00.html
OECD
5610
linkTribunal de Defensa de la Competencia (Spanish)
http://www.tdcompetencia.org/
TDC
5770
linkTranspatent.
Design right SZ 6000 - 6999



Law No. 20/2003 on the legal protection of designs of 8 July 2003, in force from 8 July 2004
Nov 2006
21-22 / XI / 06
A5 45 p.Law No. 20/2003 of 07/07/2003 on Legal Protection of Industrial Designs (engl.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1395
WIPOLEX
6004
linkRoyal Decree No 1937/2004 of 27.9.2004, which approves the implementing regulations of Law 20/2003 of July 7, for the legal protection of industrial design (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 6801
WIPOLEX
6004
linkRoyal Decree No. 1431/2008 of August 29, 2008 modifying certain Industrial Property regulations (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 6150
WIPOLEX
6006
linkBayona: “The Spanish answer to the Community challenge to modernize its designs law”itemsAGIP (Designs, Models, Patents, Trademarks)
http://www.agip.com/Agip_Country_Mainpage.aspx?
country_key = 298 & lang = en
linkTranspatent.
Copyright SZ 7000 - 7999



Law No. 21/2014 of November 4, 2014, amending the consolidated text of the Law on Intellectual Property, approved by Law of Royal Legislative Decree No. 1/1996 of April 12, and Law No. 1/2000 of January 7, 2000 on Civil Procedure, in force from 1.1.2015 (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 15435
WIPOLEX
1984
linkRoyal Legislative Decree 1/1996 of April 12, 1996 Approving the Revised Law on Intellectual Property, regularizing, clarifying and harmonizing the applicable statutory provisions [is amended by
Law 25/2009 from December 22nd, 2009 on the modification of various laws for their adaptation to the Law 17/2009 on the free access to the services activities and their practice; Law 23/2006 of 07/07/2006, modifying the consolidated text of the Law on Intellectual Property, approved by Royal Legislative Decree 1/1996;
Law 19/2006 of 5.6.2006, extending means of enforcement of intellectual and industrial property rights and establishing procedural rules to facilitate various EU regulations application; Decision 485/1996 of the Third Section of the Administrative Litigation Chamber of the Supreme Court invalidating as contrary to the law the last paragraph of Article 145 of Royal Legislative Decree No. 1/1996 of April 12 approving the Revised Text of the Intellectual Property Law; Decision 486/1996 of the Third Section of the Administrative Litigation Chamber of the Supreme Court invalidating as contrary to the law the last paragraph of Article 145 of Royal Legislative Decree No. 1/1996 of April 12 approving the Revised Text of the Intellectual Property Law; Law 1/2000 of 7.1.2000, on Civil Procedure; Law 5/1998 of 6.3.1998, Incorporating in the Spanish Legislation Council Directive 96/9 / EEC of March 11, 1996, on the Legal Protection of Databases]
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1358
WIPOLEX
linkAmending Act No. 23/2006 of 7/7/2006 to the Legislative Decree on Intellectual Property No. 1/1996 of 12 April 1996 (Spanish)
http://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2006/07/08/
pdfs / A25561-25572.pdf
linkCopyright (No. 23/2006) Law (Amendment) of 07/07/2006
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 6163
WIPOLEX
linkLaw 3/2008 of December 23, 2008 on the right of benefit for the author of an original work of art (span.):
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 11051
linkLaw on Intellectual Property Rights in Cinematographic Works No. 17/1966, May 1966.Ley Orgánica No. 10/1995, de noviembre, del Código Penal, que en su Capítulo XI, Secciones la y 4a, recoge las disposiciones relativas a los delitos contra propiedad intelectual, derogando, por otra parte, la Ley Orgánica No. 6/1987, de noviembre.Organic Law 1/1982 of 5.5.1982 on the civil law protection of the right to honor, to personal and family privacy and to one's own image.Royal Decree No. 1434/1992 of November 27, 1992 implementing Articles 24,25 and 140 of the Law No. 22/1987 on Intellectual Property, as amended by Law No. 20/1992 from 07/07/1992 (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=11797linkTrebes: “The civil law protection of personality against press releases in Spanish law”.García: “The authors of the cinematographic work under Spanish law”.Degmair: “The protectability of TV show formats under Spanish copyright law”
GRUR Int. 3/2003, 204
.Fernàndez-Albor Baltar: “The performers' entitlement to remuneration for the public reproduction of audiovisual recordings under Spanish law”.Copyright Office: Ministry of Culture - Under-Directorate General of Intellectual Property (span.)
http://www.mcu.es/propiedadInt/index.htmllinkUNESCO - WORLD ANTI PIRACY OBSERVATORY: Spain
http://www.unesco.org/culture/pdf/spain_cp_en
UNESCO
7910
linkTranspatent.
Plant and animal breeding law SZ 8000 - 8999



Law 3/2000 Governing the Protection of Plant Varieties from 7.1.2000, in force from 10.4.2000 (PDF)
http://www.upov.int/en/publications/
npvlaws / spain / Spain-Law3-2000.pdf
UPOV
8004
linkLaw 3/2000 of 7.1.2000 regulating the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1391
WIPOLEX
8004
linkLaw 3/2002 of March 12, 2002, amending Law 3/2000 of January 7, 2000 regulating the Protection of new Varieties of Plants (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 1392
WIPOLEX
8006
linkRoyal Decree 1261/2005 of October 21, 2005, approving Rules for the Protection of Plants Varieties (span.)
http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/
details.jsp? id = 6156
WIPOLEX
8004
linkCompetent authority: Oficina Espanola de Variedades Vegetales (OEVV), Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agrará y Alimentaria, Madrid
Note: Comment on the Plant Variety Protection Act, p. 381UPOV Directory of Plant Variety Protection Offices

http://www.upov.int/members/de/pvp_offices.html:
Oficina Española de Variedades Vegetales (OEVV)
Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación
C / Alfonso XII no 62, 2 planta
28014 Madrid
Tel. (34) 91 347 65 93
Fax. (34) 91 347 67 03
http://www.marm.es/es/
Solicitud de protección de obtenciones vegetales: http://www.marm.es/en/agricultura/temas/medios-de-produccion/
semillas-y-plantas-de-vivero / registro-de-variedades /
reg-de-variedades-protegidas / default.aspx
Transpatent.