WTR 1000 2022

WTR 1000 - the World's Leading Trademark Professionals - a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.

Spain

The Spanish IP scene is ticking over smoothly and local practitioners continue to highlight the positive changes introduced following the implementation of the EU Trademark Directive into national law a few years ago. One major talking point in this regard is the challenges around trademark cancellation and invalidation proceedings; while...

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The Spanish IP scene is ticking over smoothly and local practitioners continue to highlight the positive changes introduced following the implementation of the EU Trademark Directive into national law a few years ago. One major talking point in this regard is the challenges around trademark cancellation and invalidation proceedings; while these proceedings remain with the courts for now, local counsel are standing by to see what their handover to the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO) will look like. On the enforcement side, brand owners are reminded to stay vigilant as there are reports of increased counterfeiting activity, particularly on social media. In response, Spanish firms are enhancing their anti-counterfeiting offerings and working closely with the relevant authorities to address the issue quickly and effectively.

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