The European Union’s trademark system

The European Union's trademark system (formerly known as the "Community trademark") which has been operational since 1996, makes it possible to apply, through a single procedure, for a multiclass trademark…

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Radio Days… and patents

If anyone believes that the obsession with wireless connections are the culture of 21st century society, they are very much mistaken. There was a time, not so long ago in…

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Financial Times ranks ABG IP in the top 10 of Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms

For the second year in a row, Financial Times has ranked us in its "Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms" ranking that was published today. This year ABG Intellectual Property figures…

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The importance of securing evidence against the infringement of ip rights and know-how: latest probative technologies

Some days ago, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) made an unexpected announcement on the development of its own digital file certification system: WIPO Proof. For the general public, platforms…

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The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO has decided that products obtained exclusively by an essentially biological process are not patentable

Author: Guillermo Menéndez The Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) of the European Patent Office (EPO) has published the decision of case G3 / 19 (text here) on the patentability, under…

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COVID-19: ABG IP working with normality. Updated Information on Intellectual Property Offices

LAST UPDATE: 12/05/2020 11:11 (GMT +2) Dear user, The pandemic of the new coronavirus has forced exceptional decisions. The state of alarm declared by the Spanish government came into force…

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Managing IP named ABG IP “Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year” in Spain for the sixth time

The prestigious international journal Managing Intellectual Property (MIP), a reference in the sector, has named us "Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year" for our work in the patent field during…

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Global IP Awards: ABG IP named Spanish “Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year”

The Global IP Awards 2020 recognise law and attorney firm excellence in the fields of trademark and patent work ABG Intellectual Property has been named “Patent Prosecution Firm of the…

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Impact of Brexit on Industrial Property Rights

LAST UPDATE: 31 MARCH 2020 IMPORTANT UPDATE: According to the ratified withdrawal agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom, Union law will continue to apply to the United Kingdom…

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