The second wave: upcoming changes to European practice

By The EU Intellectual Property Office

The second swathe of amendments stemming from the European trademark reform package becomes a reality this October. For users, this means taking account of several important changes

A second round of reforms to the EU trademark system is due to take effect on October 1 2017. This follows on from March 23 2016 when the Regulation Amending the Community Trademark Regulation (2015/2424) entered into force, bringing with it a wave of immediate changes – from revising the fee structure to renaming the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market as the EU...

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