COUNTRY : KINGDOM OF SPAIN
CAPITAL : MADRID
LANGUAGE : SPANISH
The Spanish Patents & Trademarks Office is known as the SPTO administered by Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism.
Protection to Patents in Spain:
- THROUGH NATIONAL REGISTRATION.
Direct Filing with the National Patent & Trademark office
- THROUGH EUROPEAN PATENT CONVENTION.
Kindly refer our guide on European Patent Convention procedures
Please refer our Treaties section on Protection of Patents through European Patent Convention.
Therefore, to obtain Registration of Patents in Spain, there are two options from which the applicant can choose.
INTERNATIONAL TREATIES TO WHICH SPAIN IS SIGNATORY
PATENT LEGISLATION IN SPAIN
BASICS REGARDING PATENTABILITY OF INVENTIONS IN SPAIN
INVENTIONS NOT PATENTABLE IN SPAIN
FILING REQUIREMENTS OF PATENTS IN SPAIN
EXAMINATION OF THE PATENT APPLICATION IN SPAIN
RIGHTS OF THE PATENTEE IN SPAIN
COMPULSORY LICENCES OF PATENTS IN SPAIN
PATENTS Cost of Registration in SPAIN