European and Spanish patent

and trademark attorneys

  • On February 6, 2019 the Spanish Senate approved the draft of the Trade Secret Law with the purpose of transposing Directive (EU) 2016/943 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure. The law […]

  • The uncertainty about the consequences of Brexit also affects the European Union Trademarks (EUTM) and the registered Community Designs (RCD) and unregistered prosecuted with the EUIPO (Intellectual Property Office of the European Union), between other intellectual property rights. Despite the volume of news on whether or not there will be an agreement to regulate the […]

  • On December 21, 2018, the Council of Ministers approved by Royal Decree-Law 23/2018 the partial amendment of Trademarks Act 17/2001, with the purpose of transposing Directive (EU) 2015/2436, of December 16, 2015, relating to trademarks. In line with the current EU trademark law, the following changes can be outlined: • “Graphic” representation of the sign […]

  • In the last two “Lunes de Patentes” (Jornadas de estudio y actualización en materia de patentes), which took place on September 17th in Barcelona and on November 19th in Madrid, Bernabé Zea gave a lecture entitled “Patent validity: Evaluation of  sufficiency of disclosure and inventive step”. In patent disputes it is increasingly common to claim the […]

  • On December 10th the Ready4Growth 2018  will be held in Barcelona aimed at innovative companies in the health sector. The objective of the seminar is to give an overview of the key aspects of the entrepreneurial process in the health sector, in addition to bringing high potential projects and entrepreneurs closer to investors and specialized […]

  • On September 13, the ESNC Catalonia Challenge regional final took place in Barcelona and the prize for the best idea of the Satellite Navigation application was awarded. As in previous editions, among the members of the jury, Carles Comes, partner of ZBM Patents, participated as an expert in the evaluation of the proposals presented in […]

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