Brand (Spanish Law)
A trademark is any sign or device that serves to distinguish the market products or services of a person (natural or legal) product or similar to another person's services.
By registering your protection is acquired; whereby there is achieved with the simple prior use.
Its maximum duration is indefinite and their rights are renewed every ten years from the date of application.
TRADENAME. Designation identifying a company in its business and which distinguishes it from the same or similar activities. His is indefinite and their rights are renewed every ten years from the date of application
RESEARCH: research request prior to the application for a trademark or trade name.
European Brand (EUIPO)
All signs which may be the subject of a graphic representation, in particular words, including names of persons, letters, numbers, or graphic representations, may be set up as European trade marks.
Your application allows you to protect it by means of a single registration in the entire territory of the European Union, ie the 28 member countries.
Its unitary character grants you as the exclusive right that will allow you to prohibit third parties from using your brand in all commercial activities.
The unitary character of the European Mark simplifies procedures while reducing costs.
The duration of the European Mark is 10 years from the filing date of the application. Registration can be renewed indefinitely for periods of 10 years.
International Brand (WIPO)
Madrid Agreement and Madrid Protocol
It is a procedure for the registration of a trademark in any signatory to the Agreement and / or the Madrid Protocol. It requires as a precondition that the trademark is registered in the country of origin / or requested condition.
Advantages of registration of a trademark
It protects brand value
Defend against rival brands
Defines your rights
Avoid counterfeiting and fraud
Protección de la apariencia y creación de un activo
EUROPEAN, NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARKS
Distinctive sign of your product or service in the market
PATENT & UTILITY
Industrial application innovation
Patent (Spanish Law)
Are patent protected, the new inventions which involve an inventive step and are capable of industrial application. The patent lasts twenty years from the date of application, giving the holder the exclusive manufacturing and sales.
We believe that an invention is new when it is not included in the prior art. The state of the art comprises everything that has been presented previously in oral or written has been made público.La duration of protection is non-extendable twenty years from the date of application.
They are protectable as utility models inventions consisting of giving an object a configuration, structure or form that results in an advantage for use or manufacture. Examples are: the instruments, apparatus, tools, etc.
The duration of protection is non-extendable ten years from the date of application.
Protecting the appearance and creation of an asset
Article 1.2 of Law 20/2003 states that the term design: the appearance of the whole or part of a product resulting from the features of, in particular, the lines, contours, colors, shape, texture or materials of the product itself or its ornamentation.
The registration application may include several designs, up to 50, where they relate to products belonging to the same class of the International Classification for Industrial Designs established by the Locarno Agreement. This limitation shall not apply in the case of two-dimensional ornamentation. The multiple application shall include a representative of each of the designs, indicating the products to which they apply.
The designs are well defined in the European Union.
"The appearance of the whole or part of a product resulting from the features of, in particular, the lines, contours, colors, shape, texture or materials of the product itself or its ornamentation '.
Article 3 of Regulation designs
Coverage throughout the European Union member countries.
Protects the appearance of their products against copying and infringements
Create an active
Defines your rights
Prevent counterfeiting and fraud
Derechos de autor de carácter personal y patrimonial
Copyright of personal and patrimonial character
Intellectual Property / Copyright
Intellectual property is a type of property that belongs to the author by the mere fact of creating a literary, artistic or scientific work (art. LPI) which confers rights and personal and economic nature, consisting of the full readiness and exclusive right to exploit the work without further limitations than those established by law. This implies that the work can not be used without prior authorization of the author onerous free.
The author is also entitled to exclusive rights of exploitation of the work in any form. The main ones are:
Reproduction: fixation of the work in a media and obtaining copies.
Distribution: making available to the public the original or copies.
Public Communication: any act by which a plurality of people can have access to the work without prior distribution of copies.
Transformation: translation, adaptation and any other alteration of the form from which a different work is derived.
The exploitation rights last for the lifetime of the author plus 70 years after death, at which point the work becomes public domain and can be used by anyone provided it respects the authorship and integrity.
The exploitation rights are transmissible to any natural or legal person. Any assignment was formalized in writing and a public deed.