Patentes y Marcas

Designs

Industrial design

Through an industrial design the appearance of a product is protected and gives to its owner an exclusive right to use it in the market, avoiding the reproduction or imitation by third parties.

 

Industrial design in Spain

We have well-known professionals for industrial designs submission before the Oficina Española de Patentes y Marcas, also for the follow-up through its proceeding.

To protect a design in Spain it is mandatory that it must be new and singular.

One application can protect up to 50 designs, if they have the same industrial application

Duration of a design in Spain is five years from the application date, it can be renewal for subsequent periods of five years with a maximum of 25.

    We note the following services:
  • Industrial designs application submission before the OEPM.
  • Response to the Office actions or observations during the proceeding.
  • Records maintenance and renewals.
  • Submission of assignments and licenses.


Drawings and European EU models

EU design registration is valid for 27 countries of EU through an only one registration proceeding. Registration of EU design is fulfilled before the Office for Harmonization in the internal market (OHIM) based in Alicante.

To obtain protection for drawings and EU models is mandatory that it must be new and be singular.

Duration of a drawings and EU Models in Spain are five years from the application date, renewal by subsequent periods of five year up to a maximum of 25.

We note the following services:

  • Drawings and EU models application submission before the OEPM
  • Response to the Office actions or observations during the proceeding.
  • Records maintenance and renewals.
  • Submission of assignments and licenses.