Patents in the Principality of Andorra

From January 25, 2016, it will be possible to file patent applications at the Office of Trademarks and Patents of the Principality of Andorra. Now, it was not possible to obtain a patent with legal effects in the Principality of…

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The EU Parliament has passed trade mark reform

After lengthy discussions and negotiations, on 15 December 2015, the European Parliament approved the legislative reforms affecting the Community Trade Mark Regulation and the Directive to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks. The new Regulation…

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Accession of Laos to the Madrid Protocol

The Government of Laos deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol with WIPO on 7 December 2015 and it will enter into force on 7 March 2016. The number of Contracting Parties of the Madrid System is now of 97,…

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2016, a special year

We wish you a happy 2016, which will be a special year for CURELL SUÑOL. We will be celebrating our 70th anniversary and wish to thank you for having trusted us during all these years. Greetings!

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Accession of Gambia to the Madrid Protocol

The Government of Gambia deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol with WIPO on 18 September 2015 and it will enter into force on 18 December 2015. The number of Contracting Parties of the Madrid System is now of 96. A…

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Protection in Moldova through a European Patent

An agreement between the European Patent Office (EPO) and Moldova allowing the validation of European patents in that country for applications filed on or after this date, upon payment of a fee, entered into force on 1st November 2015. With…

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A new Spanish Patent Act, closer

Further to previous information concerning the drafting of a new Patent Bill in Spain, please note that last 13 July the Commission of Industry, Energy and Tourism of the Spanish Senate approved the Draft Patent Act without introducing any amendments…

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