General conditions


The information society service provider on this website is the entity La Patente Barcelona SL, with CIF B-65893935 and registered office at C / Villarroel, 123, Barcelona, with contact email address at

This notice and legal information regulates the use of the Internet website service (hereinafter, the “Website”). The owner of the Website is: La Patente Barcelona SL (hereinafter THE PATENT).

Before accessing and using this Website, read the following conditions of use, which are accepted by whoever accesses and views the Website. If you do not accept the following terms and conditions, do not access or use this website or its content. These general conditions are ruled by the Spanish Law.

General conditions of use of the website

User status is acquired by accessing the Website. The user is aware that the access and use of the services and contents of the Website is carried out under their sole and exclusive responsibility.

Within the expression “Website” are understood -with a delimitative but not limiting character- texts, graphics, images, animations, musical creations, videos, sounds, drawings, photographs, computer applications, databases, code, other works included in the same, and, in general, all creations expressed by any means or support, tangible or intangible, currently known or invented in the future, regardless of whether or not they are susceptible to intellectual property according to the Consolidated Text of the Intellectual Property Law or regulation that will succeed it in the future.

The cost of telephone access or any other type of expense for connecting to the Website will be borne exclusively by the user. The user must only meet the following technical conditions to benefit from the use of the Website: web browser and Internet connection.

The user must establish the appropriate technical security measures to avoid unwanted actions in their information system, files and computer equipment used to access the Internet, being aware that the Internet is not totally secure.

Use of cookies and the activity file

The provider, on its own account or that of a third party contracted to provide measurement services, may use cookies when a user browses the website. Cookies are files sent to the browser through a web server in order to record the user’s activities during their browsing time. The cookies used by the website are only associated with an anonymous user and their computer, and do not themselves provide the user’s personal data.

Through the use of cookies, it is possible that the server where the web is located, recognize the web browser used by the user in order to make browsing easier, allowing, for example, access to users who have registered. previously, access the areas, services, promotions or contests reserved exclusively for them without having to register for each visit. They are also used to measure the audience and traffic parameters, control the progress and number of entries.

The user has the possibility to configure his browser to be notified of the reception of cookies and to prevent their installation on his computer. Please, consult the instructions and manuals of your browser to expand this information.

To use the website, it is not necessary for the user to allow the installation of cookies sent by the website, or the third party acting on their behalf, without prejudice to the need for the user to start a session as such in each one. of services whose provision requires prior registration or “login”. The cookies used on this website are, in any case, temporary in nature with the sole purpose of making their subsequent transmission more efficient. In no case will cookies be used to collect personal information.


The website uses information security techniques generally accepted in the industry, such as firewalls, access control procedures and cryptographic mechanisms, all in order to prevent unauthorized access to data. To achieve these ends, the user / client accepts that the provider obtains data for the purposes of the corresponding authentication of access controls.

Any contracting process or that involves the introduction of high-level personal data will always be transmitted through a secure communication protocol in such a way that no third party has access to the information transmitted electronically.

Rights and obligations of the user

The user may (i) access for free and without the need for prior authorization to the contents and services of the Website (ii) use the services and content available for your exclusive private use and; (iii) make correct and lawful use of the site, in accordance with current legislation, morals, good customs and public order.

In no case may the user use the services and content offered through the Website in a manner contrary to the general conditions of use, and to the detriment or impairment of the rights of other users. The user will not be able to perform actions that prevent or hinder access to the site by users.

The user of the Website will be personally liable for damages of any nature caused to THE PATENT, directly or indirectly, for the breach of any of the obligations derived from these general conditions or other rules governing the use of the Website .

Patent Rights

THE PATENT reserves the right to modify the contents and / or services of the website, as well as the conditions of access to the Website, technical or not, unilaterally and without prior notice to users.

THE PATENT is exempt from any type of liability for damages of any kind due to the impossibility or difficulties of connection to the communications network through which this Website is accessible, as well as for the interruption, suspension or cancellation of access to the Website, or because of the quality and speed of access to the Website.

Intellectual and Industrial Property

The user knows that the contents and services offered through the Website -including texts, graphics, images, animations, musical creations, videos, sounds, drawings, photographs, all comments, exhibitions, computer applications, databases and code of the itself, without this list being limiting – they are protected by intellectual property laws. The copyright and economic exploitation rights of this Website correspond exclusively to THE PATENT. Regarding the contents included in the Website, the copyright and economic exploitation rights are the property of THE PATENT, or, where appropriate, of third parties or entities, and in both cases they are protected by current intellectual property laws.

The trademarks, trade names or distinctive signs that appear on the Website are the property of THE PATENT or, where appropriate, of third parties, and are protected by current industrial property laws.

The provision of services and publication of the contents through the Website will not imply in any case the assignment, resignation or transmission, in whole or in part, of the ownership of the corresponding intellectual and industrial property rights.

No part of this Website may be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, copied, publicly communicated, transformed, in whole or in part by any manual, electronic or mechanical system or method (including photocopying, recording or any system of retrieval and storage of information) through any medium currently known or invented in the future, without written authorization from THE PATENT.

Duration and Termination

The provision of the website service has an indefinite duration. THE PATENT, however, is authorized to terminate or suspend the provision of the Website service and / or any of the services at any time. When reasonably possible, THE PATENT will previously communicate the termination or suspension of the provision of the Website service.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These general conditions will be governed by Spanish legislation. The parties, expressly waiving their own jurisdiction, submit, at their choice, for the resolution of conflicts and waiving any other jurisdiction, to the courts and tribunals of the user’s domicile.