PUBLIC SUBSIDY TO PROMOTE FILING OF SPANISH PATENTS AND UTILITY MODELS (National Program)
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, on August 9, published in the Official Bulletin a decision announcing the granting of a public subsidy to promote filing of Spanish Patents and Utility Models by Small / Medium companies and natural persons (National Program). This call complements the one granted last May (International Program) which is currently in the phase of study and evaluation of the submitted applications.
This request for financial aid allows the recovery only of a percentage of the cost of the official fee paid, which, for the experience of previous years, is expected to be approximately 65% - 70%. According to the decision, the eligible activities are the following:
• Filing of Patent Application and Utility Model;
• Search Report (IET);
• Substantive examination.
It is important to note that the maximum date of presentation is September 9th.
In this link you will find the details of the call and the instructions for submitting the filing.
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