Spanish Patent and Trademark Office

The Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (Spanish: Oficina Española de Patentes y Marcas, sometimes abbreviated SPTO or OEPM) is a body of the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade of Spain.[1] The Spanish Patent and Trademark Office is in charge of patents in Spain. It also acts as International Searching Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA) under the procedures established by the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).[2] Since June 2018, its Director General is José Antonio Gil Celedonio.[3][4]

Seat of the OEPM, in Madrid.

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  1. ^ Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO) web site, Structure and Functions. Consulted on November 30, 2009.
  2. ^ World Intellectual Property Organization, The PCT Applicant's Guide (Last updated 26 November 2009). Consulted on November 30, 2009.
  3. ^ (in Spanish) Ministerio de Industria, Turismo y Comercio (BOE 152 de 23/6/2018), Real Decreto 652/2018, de 22 de junio, por el que se nombra Director de la Oficina Española de Patentes y Marcas (OEPM) a don José Antonio Gil Celedonio. Rango: Real Decreto, Sec. II-A, Página: 64073 - 640734 , Referencia: 2018/652.
  4. ^ "Nuevo Director de la OEPM". Spanish Patent and Trademark Office web site (in Spanish). June 26, 2018. Retrieved December 4, 2009.

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