Validating a power of attorney
As regards national translation requirements, please consult Table IV of the EPO brochure "National law relating to the EPC".Power of Attorney is normally granted in favour of someone you trust and it is particularly useful if you are unable to come to Spain and have transactions that need to be completed here.Whether it's after a serious accident, a major illness, or even just a temporary time away, you can make a plan now and designate someone to make decisions on your behalf.
The powers granted in the Power of Attorney can terminate either on a specific date or upon your death.
It is essential that you get a good Spanish solicitor to draft the document for you, using the correct terminology.
They understand the Spanish legal system better than anyone and are the right people to do the job.
It is not confined to any specific act relating to a specific subject.
Specific power of attorney is given for a single specified transaction.
It has to be executed in the presence of certain designated officers.