Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. intellectual property attorneys specialize in design registrations, design searches and design renewals in most African countries including Ceuta.



Design applications to be filed with the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO) in Spain.

Application Requirements
Power of Attorney (in Spanish)
Name and domicile of applicant
Design description and its peculiarities
Class select
Electrotype and prints (as for utility models)
Residents of Convention countries having reciprocal treaties are not required to produce proof of home certificate unless priority or benefit under Art. 4 of union convention is claimed, in which case a certified (but certified) copy is required

Design Requirements
New and original

Design Classifications
Locarno Classification

Protection Duration
Protection covers the entire Spanish state for a maximum of 25 years.

Design Renewals
Every 5 years renewable to a maximum of 25 years.

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