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New fee reduction of 30% in EPO applications

The new fee EPO´s fee system takes effect on 1 April 2024, being those fees modified upwards; however, a new 30% reductions in fee payments for European Patent applications and EuroPCT applications have also come into force, regardless of their filing date, when applicants meet a serie of requirements. This new 30% reduction applies to

Surreptitious advertising through influencers is unfair

The Second Instance Court of Madrid confirms surreptitious advertising carried out through influencers by a chain of dental clinics on their social networks and website is unfair.

The European Union approves the long-awaited Artificial Intelligence Regulation

The EU adopts the first law on Artificial Intelligence, which has enjoyed broad support within the European Parliament and will enter into force gradually between 2025 and 2026.

Privacy Policy

Identity of the controller

Through this Web, Abril Abogados collects personal data and information from users for storage or related use, being Abril Abogados, S.L.U., C/ Zurbano nº 76, 7º derecha, 28010 Madrid, with CIF B82976309 the data controller of their personal data.

In accordance with the data protection legislation, and any other relevant and current applicable legislation, the user is hereby informed that the personal data provided will be processed by the data controller only for the purposes described in the corresponding form or contract.

The user is also informed that in case of not providing the data contained in the forms available on the Web means that it is impossible to comply with the purpose for which the data is collected.

Registration in Abril Reports

If you have filled in the registration form in Abril Informa on the Web of ABRIL ABOGADOS, we inform you that, in accordance with the provisions of data protection legislation, the personal data provided will be processed by ABRIL ABOGADOS to manage your registration in Abril Informa and any communication that might be of your interest, relying the law firm on the consent of the interested party, by filling in and sending the form and checking the box accepting the Privacy Policy.

Your personal data will be processed for the time strictly necessary, if you do not revoke your consent, and without prejudice to its conservation for the legal obligations applicable to ABRIL ABOGADOS.

Career Opportunities

If you have sent an email through the “Professional Opportunities” section of the ABRIL ABOGADOS website, we inform you that, in accordance with the provisions of data protection legislation, the personal data provided will be processed by ABRIL ABOGADOS to manage your application in present or future selection procedures of ABRIL ABOGADOS, relying the law firm on the consent of the interested party, by submitting or sending your curriculum vitae.

Your data will be kept if you do not revoke the consent given or request the erasure of your data or the opposition to the processing, and without prejudice to the conservation if the legal obligations affecting ABRIL ABOGADOS persist. ABRIL ABOGADOS may, from time to time, ask you to review and update the personal data contained in your curriculum vitae.

For all processings activities

Communication of data to third parties

Personal Data will not be communicated to third parties unless ABRIL ABOGADOS is legally obliged to do so. However, it is possible that, for the correct provision of services, ABRIL ABOGADOS may have to communicate certain personal data to third parties that provide services exclusively for the proper functioning of the law firm. In any case, these communications of data will be made as a data processor by these third parties, for the provision of services to ABRIL ABOGADOS, which will imply access by the third party to personal information.

In this sense, ABRIL ABOGADOS will have the corresponding data processing contracts with third parties who process or access the personal data of ABRIL ABOGADOS, in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection regulations. On the other hand, we inform you that your e-mail address may be communicated to the MailChimp datacentre, located in the United States, with the sole purpose of allowing ABRIL ABOGADOS to send periodic communications to the users of their databases. In any case, you can access the MailChimp privacy policy by clicking here.

Exercise of rights

We also inform you that you have the right to access, rectify, erasure, oppose, limit the processing and portability of your personal data, as well as the possibility of revoking your consent, by sending a comunication to Zurbano nº 76, 7º derecha, Madrid 28010 or by e-mail to abril@abrilabogados.com.

Please note that you may withdraw your consent at any time.

ABRIL ABOGADOS undertakes to attend the requests either by e-mail or by letter. In this regard, ABRIL ABOGADOS will reply within one month of receiving the request. However, the possibility of a two-month extension should be considered, considering the complexity of the request as well as the number of requests. Such extension shall be informed within one month after the application submission.

Finally, especially when you have not obtained satisfaction in the exercise of your rights, you have the right to file a complaint with the national supervisory authority, to which end you should contact the Spanish Data Protection Agency, either through the electronic means of their website (www.agpd.es) or by writing to their postal address (C/Jorge Juan, 6, 28001-Madrid).

Maintenance of the data

The interested party undertakes to keep the data provided to ABRIL ABOGADOS duly updated. When the data provided by the interested party are false, incomplete, not updated or inaccurate, the latter will be responsible for any damage, direct or indirect, material or immaterial, that may be caused by it to a third party or to ABRIL ABOGADOS. The latter reserves the right to end the services provided to the interested party, as well as any relationship, without prejudice to any other legal action that may be taken.

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Security of the data

ABRIL ABOGADOS has implemented in its work centres, premises, systems, communications infrastructures, etc., the security measures required by the Personal Data Protection regulations. It has also adopted the logical, physical, organisational, contractual, etc. measures to prevent third parties from accessing data without authorisation, destroying, modifying, reproducing, disseminating, transmitting or re-using it. However, whenever you provide personal information on the network, there is a risk that third parties, whose control is beyond our control, may intercept this information and use it.

Although at ABRIL ABOGADOS we strive to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of the information you disclose online and under your responsibility.

Validity and modification of the privacy policy

The Privacy Policy established by ABRIL ABOGADOS is in force from the date of its publication on the corresponding website; the user may archive and/or reproduce it.

This Policy may be modified due to changes in the requirements established by the legislation in force at any given time, by judicial decisions and changes in case law, as well as changes in the actions and business strategy of ABRIL ABOGADOS. The publication and access by users will be made through this site, being understood that the relationships established with them prior to the change will be governed by the rules provided at the time the website was accessed for its establishment.