Just as in the past years, the Carlos Polo & Asociados team has been ranked in The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals’ WTR 1000. Helena Granado has also received a special mention for which we congratulate her:
Carlos Polo & Asociados
We all know that it is absolutely essential to handle proceedings correctly, knowing WHEN, WHY and HOW to take necessary or appropriate steps in order to make sure that the proceedings run smoothly.
Helena Granado, head of our Alicante office gave a presentation at EUIPO on this subject matter, on January 30, 2020, as part of the “XVIII European Union Trade Mark Intensive Module” organized by the Magister Lvcentinvs [IP Master of the University of Alicante]. Please click here.
Carlos Polo attended the XXXV Conference on Intellectual Property, held by the Spanish Group of AIPPI in Madrid, on February 6 and 7, 2020.
Carlos Polo, attended INTA’s 2020 EUROPE CONFERENCE, Brands, Sports, and Esports: A Brand (R)evolution from 17-18 February.
Brexit has raised and is still raising uncertainty for EUTM and RCD holders. Since negotiations between the UK and the EU are still ongoing, we do not yet know whether we will face a “hard” [no agreement] or a “soft” [agreement] Brexit and this is the key point. The date on which Brexit will become effective has been subject to several extensions, the last one expiring on January 31, 2020 and, at this time, it seems unlikely that the EU will accept further extensions.
Mónica Polo and Helena Granado attended the Autum Conference of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG) in Berlin.
The Spanish TM Law has been amended with the main aim of transposing the 2015 EU Harmonization Directive, the amendment was published on January 14, 2019 and most of its provisions are applicable since then. Furthermore, the changes in the Regulation implementing the same where published on April 30, 2019.