The 2021 Call for Subsidies for the promotion of patent and utility model applications is now open
The Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, O.A. (OEPM) continues to promote in 2021 the use of Industrial Property by Spanish companies as a tool for accessing international markets. For this purpose, on May 10, 2021, the OEPM published in the BOE the Resolution, which calls for the granting of subsidies in a competitive competition regime for the promotion of applications for patents and utility models in Spain and abroad.
The fundamental objectives of these grants are:
The grants that are available are:
Unlike previous calls, this call does not subsidize the costs of translation into the language of the country in which the patent or utility model is extended.
The formalization and presentation of applications must be done electronically through the Electronic Headquarters of the OEPM (https://sede.oepm.gob.es) and the period for submitting applications is from May 11 to June 10, 2021.
All the necessary additional documentation is available on the OEPM website (www.oepm.es - Aids and subsidies - Aids for the promotion of patent applications and utility models): Help manual and Technical requirements to fill out a request for help , Frequently Asked Questions, Additional Forms, etc.
Table of contents
Special Report 301 of the US Administration highlights and the awareness campaigns developed by the OEPM