Spain Patent Requirements
In order to apply and file for a patent in Spain you need to provide 1. Patent Information, and you need to send to the Attorney the 2. Power of Attorney and the 3. Assignment Document if required.
1.- Spain Patent Requirements
1.    Name and address of the applicant. If it is a Company, place of incorporation.
2.    Name, address and citizenship of the Inventor(s).
3.    Invention Title, Summary of the Invention (not for Utility Models).
4.    Invention, Utility Model or Design specifications / description.
5.    Claims.
6.    Formal Drawings.
7.    A Spanish Translation of the specifications is required.
8.    Assignment agreement if applicant is different than the inventor.
9.    Certified priority document, including priority number and country of origin, accompanied by a Spanish translation (The priority could be claimed if the foreign patent application was filed within 12 months).
2.- Power of Attorney
3.-Patents in Spain
Concession of the Patent Grant: 20 years (from the filing date)
Concession of the Utility Model: 10 years
Concession of the Spanish Design: 5 years renewable for a maximum of 25 years.
Member of the Paris Convention: Yes
Member of the PCT: Yes
Spanish Patent Office: Oficina Espa la de Patentes (OEPM)
4.- Application Process
1.    Patent Filing
2.    Search Report
3.    Request Examination
4.    Publication: within 18 months from the filing date.
5.    Acceptance or rejection