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New administrative procedures for revocation and invalidity of trademarks in Spain for 2023.

Spain was one of the last countries to transpose European Directive 2015/2436 of 16 December 2015 to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trademarks. The delay in transposition and the risk of receiving a fine forced an accelerated legislative process, through an emergency procedure that culminated in Royal Decree-Law 23/2018, which not

Measures to safeguard at Mobile World Congress extend to the metaverse and other virtual spaces

MOBILE WORD CONGRESS will take place again in Barcelona from 27 February to 2 March 2023. The Judges of Commercial Courts of Barcelona and Alicante (with Intellectual Property jurisdiction, among others) have activated for another year the GUARD SERVICE AND SPEEDY JUDICIAL ACTION PROTOCOL for the processing of requests for preliminary proceedings, fact-finding proceedings, requests

Which court has jurisdiction to hear a dispute between two nationals of the same EU Member State to decide on the ownership of a patent filed in a non-EU country?

On September 8, 2022, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a ruling (here) in a dispute in which two Swedish companies are vying for ownership of both European patents and patents filed in non-EU Member States (specifically China and the United States), which derived from the designation of the inventor. In this


Abril Abogados Tier Silver for World Trademarks Review

World Trademark Review once again recognizes ABRIL ABOGADOS in the “Tier Silver” in both categories “Enforcement & Litigation” and “Prosecution and strategy”. The publication recognizes the trajectory of the firm and the complete advice that Abril Abogados provides to both national and international clients. Special mention to the founding partners and the work of Ignacio

Ignacio Temiño was recognized by the Best Lawyers®2021 “LAWYER OF THE YEAR” Intellectual Property Law, Madrid

  Honored and thankful to be selected by my peers for inclusion in the ‘Best Lawyers’ in Spain as Intellectual Property ‘LAWYER OF THE YEAR’. Only ‘a single lawyer in a specific practice area and location is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” designation’. Go to the publication  

Abril Abogados made it to the Managing IP EMEA Awards 2020 shortlists

Abril Abogados was included in the shortlist of the Managing IP EMEA Awards 2020.

Managing IP EMEA Awards 2020 shortlists announced.

Abril Abogados has made it to the shortlist to the Managing IP EMEA Awards 2020 which winners will be announced in early March.

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Rankings: World Trademark Review in both areas of “Enforcement and Litigation” and “Prosecution and strategy”

Abril Abogados has once again been included in the ranking of World Trademark Review in both areas of “Enforcement and Litigation” and “Prosecution and strategy”:

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World Trademark Review

Abril Abogados has once again been included in the ranking of World Trademark Review as a firm that will be able to solve all the clients´ IP headaches – contentious and non-contentious.

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Abril Abogados in Legal 500 TMT

Abril Abogados has once again been recommended by Legal 500 among the main national firms in TMT among other areas. 

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Abril Abogados in Managing Intellectual Property (IP STARS), 2018

One more year, Abril Abogados has been selected by Managing Intellectual Property among the reference law firms.

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IAM Patent 1000 2018 Edition – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

From Abril Abogados we congratulate our partner, Ignacio Temiño, who has been included in the IAM Patent 1000, which lists the main patent professionals around the world.

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Chambers & Partners Europe

One more year Chambers & Partners Europe has published the Ranking of the best law firms. This year, Abril Abogados remains among the best Spanish law firms of reference in IP and TMT.

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Abril Abogados in Rankings: World Trademark Review

One more year, the prestigious publication World Trademark Review once again considers Abril Abogados to be one of the main Spanish law firms specializing in trademarks, with special emphasis on services related to enforcement & litigation and prosecution & strategy.