Carlos Polo & Asociados is a leading firm specialized in Intellectual Property and other related disciplines.. We have a comprehensive package of services including representation of our clients before national and international organizations [SPTO, EUIPO, EPO, WIPO, etc.].
We perform Registration, Maintenance and Advocacy as well as advice on availability of inventions, creations and distinctive signs so obtaining any information relevant to both registration and market level, making the relevant verifications or investigations relating to exploitation of the invention, use of the sign, intensity, geographical extent and other determinations.
In cases of conflict, we offer the widest range of services including, among others:
- Preparation of report.
- Representation of our clients:
In defending its interests both at the administrative level and in the judicial, including arbitration procedures, particularly those relating to domain names.
Our Geographical Proximity allows us personal affairs coordination with these agencies, the completion of urgent instructions, conducting relevant activities in the jurisdiction and the presentation of documents in hand in administrative procedures, when the electronic deposit is not feasible.
We provide a very Personalized Service, analyzing the specific circumstances of each case and the client’s needs. This personalization of services and our speed and efficiency are certainly the maximum that give Carlos Polo & Asociados a deserved prestige and Recognition at National and International level.
DIRECTOR and FOUNDER of Carlos Polo & Asociados
Carlos Polo is a Spanish and European IP Attorney. He has a Master in Industrial Engineering and a Master in Business Administration. He began working in the field of Intellectual Property in the office of his father and mentor, Modesto Polo. Carlos was responsible for the international expansion of the firm Modesto Polo until he founded his own firm, Carlos Polo & Asociados, twenty years ago. He is the Senior Partner of the firm and the leader of the Madrid office of Carlos Polo & Asociados while Helena Granado is the leader of the Alicante office (where EUIPO and the Spanish EUTM Court are located).
Carlos Polo is an active member of many professional associations. He holds or has held important positions in the Counsel/Board of the Spanish IP Attorneys Association, AGESORPI, European Council Institute (Munich), APRAM (Paris), etc.
Over the years he has received several honors and awards such as the 2003 Volunteer Service Award for the Advancement of Trademark Law (INTA). He has participated in tasks forces such as the one created by the Commission, UNICE, EUIPO, industry and some professional associations to study the impact of the E.U. enlargement on the EUTM system and he has participated in numerous meetings of the European Patent Institute Council and the EUIPO Users Meetings representing various professional associations such as INTA and APRAM.
Carlos has been invited as a speaker at numerous professional events. The first one was the ITMA Meeting in London in 1989 where he discussed the Draft Trademark Law that would go into force in Spain in 2001.
He participated in numerous international events, such as an ITMA Forum in San Francisco where he was co-chair on the EUTM. He has given a number of presentations at EUIPO and he has published articles in various professional media, thus contributing to his high degree of international recognition.
Carlos has had a brilliant career in the IP field and his high degree of recognition and reputation, together with his capacity to direct and lead professional structures, attests to his continued success in the field of Intellectual Property.