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Protect your trade marks and designs in the European Union

Protect your intellectual property in the European Union


European Union trade mark regulation

Regulation (EU) No 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and the Council amending the Community trade mark regulation has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Amending Regulation will enter into force on 23 March 2016. From that day, the Office will be called the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Community trade mark will be called the European Union trade mark. More information

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The law relating to CTM and RCD registration is available here.

You will also find the OHIM's President official text along with the rules concerning the Boards of Appeal.

A compilation of the most important international treaties in relation to trade marks and designs along with an interesting document highlighting the relationship between national law and Community Trade Mark and Design are available as well.

Page last updated 14-01-2016