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.
Power of Attorney (in Spanish)
Name and domicile of applicant
Design description and its peculiarities
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
New and original
Protection covers the entire Spanish state for a maximum of 25 years.
Every 5 years renewable to a maximum of 25 years.
REGISTERED DESIGN LICENSING
The registered design owner (licensor) grants another party (licensee) permission or authorization to use the registered design. This is an agreement between the two parties and may require the licensee to pay the design owner (licensor) royalties.