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The Spanish Patent Act

8 June 2018
Fri, 06/08/2018 (All day)

Luis Fernández-Novoa Valladares from our Madrid office recently published an article on the new Spanish Patent Act in the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (JIPLP) and an article about damages which was published in Spanish in the January-April edition of the “Comunicaciones en Propiedad Industrial y Derecho de la Competencia”.

"The new Spanish Patent Act", Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, jpy077 

Click on the link to read the article: https://academic.oup.com/jiplp/advance-article/doi/10.1093/jiplp/jpy077/5032473?guestAccessKey=4bdb778e-5795-4662-8286-a6846a165717

Published on 2 June 2018

“Sobre el momento en el que nace el derecho a reclamar los daños y perjuicios causados por la adopción de medidas cautelares” (“About the moment in which the right to claim damages caused by the adoption of precautionary measures arises”);Comunicaciones en Propiedad Industrial y Derecho de la Competencia, no. 83,Enero-Abril 2018

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