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Detailed information related to the European Patent.

  • Translation into Spanish

A translation into Spanish of the complete patent specification is required. Translation of the patent specification into Spanish must be supplied within three months after the date on which the mention of the grant or the decision to maintain the patent as amended is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

  • Validation fees

The fees associated with validation of European patent in Spain are available in the fee calculator.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

For foreigners, it is recommended to perform the validation of a European patent in Spain through an agent, a registered Spanish patent attorney. A non-legalized Power of Attorney is required in Spain. It must be submitted simultaneously with filing. Late filing is possible by paying the surcharge.

Brief registration procedures of    Trademark in Spain
Industrial Design in Spain

Patent in Spain (PCT national phase)
Patent in Spain (non-PCT)
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Brief summary is based on the information provided by IGLOBAX on 19/01/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Spanish IP Laws.