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Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Spain

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
December 7, 2001Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001 on Trademarks (as last amended by Law No. 2/2011 of March 4, 2011)

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
December 30, 2009Law No. 29/2009 of December 30, 2009 modifying the Legal Regime Governing Unfair Competition and Advertising to Improve Consumer and User Protection
December 30, 2009Law No. 3/1991 of January 10, 1991 on Unfair Competition (as last amended by the Law No. 29/2009 of December 30, 2009)
June 5, 2006Law No. 19/2006 of June 5, 2006, extending the Means of Protection of Intellectual and Industrial Property rights and Laying down Procedural Rules to Facilitate the Application of Various Community Regulations
July 10, 2003Law No. 24/2003 of July 10, 2003 on Vineyards and Wine
July 11, 2002Law No. 34/2002 of July 11, 2002 on Information Society Services and Electronic Commerce (as last amended by Law No. 7/2010 of March 31, 2010
July 16, 1992Law No. 21/1992 of July 16, 1992 on Industry (as last amended by Law No. 25/2009 of December 22, 2009)
December 16, 1954Law of December 16, 1954 on Chattel Mortgage and Pledge without Transfer of Possession (as last amended by Law No. 13/2009 of November 3, 2009)

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
August 29, 2008Royal Decree No. 1431/2008 of August 29, 2008 amending certain Regulations on Industrial Property
July 3, 2006Order EHA/2343/2006 of July 3, 2006 on the Intervention of the Customs Authorities in cases of Declaration of Goods Suspected of Infringing Intellectual Property Rights
March 31, 2006Royal Decree No. 1270/2006 of March 31, 2006 amending the Royal Decree No. 1270/1997 of July 24, 1997 organizing the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office
July 12, 2002Regulation on the implementation of Law No. 17/2001 of December 7, 2001 on Trademarks (approved by Royal Decree No. 687/2002 of July 12, 2002, and last amended by Royal Decree No. 1431/2008 of August 29, 2008)
October 15, 1999Royal Decree No. 1595/1999 of October 15, 1999 setting Time Limits for the Payment of Industrial Property Fees
February 12, 1999Order of February 12, 1999 modifying the Amount of Fees prescribed for Certain Services Rendered by the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office and reclassifying the Public Prices and Fees Prescribed for Information Services
September 17, 1998Royal Decree-Law No. 8/1998 of July 31, 1998 on Urgent Measures concerning Industrial Property
July 24, 1997Royal Decree No. 1270/1997 of July 24, 1997 organizing the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (as last amended by Royal Decree No. 397/2006 of March 31, 2006)

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