Guidelines for the Examination of the OEPM

Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on email

This post is also available in: Spanish

The 6th of February 2019, the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM) has published its new Examination Guidelines for Patents, Utility Models, Topographies of Semiconductors and Industrial Designs. They are the most complete published so far, and cover the different modalities of protection for inventions and designs. The guidelines will be very useful for applicants and their representatives for the filing, prosecution and grant of these of Industrial Property rights. The Guidelines will help in unify the practice applied by the OEPM and its examiners, and better understand the criteria they apply. We appreciate the vocation of service and transparency of the OEPM, and its adaptation to present and future technological, sectors.

You can find the Examination Guidelines here.

ABG IP
ABG is a leading European IP firm. ABG’s more than 60 professionals combine experience, outstanding technical knowledge and deep legal expertise to be at the forefront of IP law.
ABG IP on EmailABG IP on Linkedin

Share this post with interested parties

Share on linkedin
Share on twitter

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Next Events

Relevant news

patenting of living organisms,

Can living beings be patented?

This is certainly one of the questions that usually comes up when intellectual property professionals exchange their impressions with researchers in the field of biotechnology.

Read More »