On November 1-3, 2011 a visit of delegation of Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO) was held at Rospatent. Delegation of Spanish Patent and Trademark Office were headed by General Director Alberto Casado Cervinoand the meating were organized within the margins of Russia-Spain cross-year.
In the course of this meeting main areas of future bilateral cooperation between Offices were identified, arrangements on technical exchange of examiners were agreed, discussions of activities designed to raise public awareness of industrial property were held.
During the meeting, specialists of Rospatent made a presentation on the Information and Search System PATSEARCH for Inventions and Utility Models Examination. SPTO officials presented a model of electronic document management system ALFA, which allows SPTO to move to paperless technology.
All agreements reached during the visit of the delegation of SPTO, were reflected in the Memorandum of Understanding on Bilateral Cooperation, signed by General Director of Rospatent Dr.Simonov and General Director of SPTO Dr. Casado on November 2, 2011.
International Cooperation Department