This service allows users to file online oppositions to the registration of a national or international industrial design, by completing an online form.
Public access to the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office's Online Registration service.
Stages in online applications for a distinctive sign.
User support service to answer possible questions regarding technical requirements, program installation and system operation.
The formalities involved are:
It is very important to have the number of the opposition before starting this procedure. If you do not have this, this number can be found in CEO, by entering the number of the design to which you intend to object. Identification of the opposition number is essential to ensure that the documents included reach the correct file.
An explanatory statement must be provided if the objector is filing a proof of use required by the owner of an industrial design and the opposition is based on a trademark (Article 21bis(2) of Royal Decree 687/2002). The documents evidencing use must be attached as separate PDF files, with consecutive numbering (ANNEX1.pdf, ANNEX2.pdf, etc.).
Each annex shall have a table of contents on its first page containing the indications required in Article 60 (3) of the Implementing Regulations of the Trademarks Law for each document or item of evidence submitted as an annex:
Applications for this procedure are exempt from fees.
This procedure is simple to request online by filling in the form on the SPTO's ProtegeO platform. This platform has the following advantages for users:
This procedure involves the following steps:
Telephone: 910 780 780 and 902 157 530
The Spanish Patent and Trademark Office's Electronic Register service requires: