Regulations and related texts
Basic Regulation (CTMR)
Implementing Regulation (CTMIR or IR)
Fee Regulation (CTMFR or FR)
- Commission Regulation (EC) No 2869/95 of 13 December 1995 on the fees payable to the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)
The Office has prepared an unofficial consolidated text of the Fees Regulation. It incorporates the recent fee reductions and is drafted with references to the codified Council Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 of 26 February 2009 on the Community trade mark.
Regulation laying down the rules of procedure of the Board of Appeal
- Commission Regulation (EC) No 216/96 of 5 February 1996 laying down the rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)
Please note that the rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal also apply to appeals heard by those Boards under the Design Regulations
- Directive 2008/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 “approximates” the laws of the member states relating to trade marks. The Directive replaces the content of Council Directive 89/104/EEC of 21 December 1988 as amended by a 1992 Council Decision, without any substantive change.