Setting standards for Europe: the OHIM 10 years on

The OHIM has seen many developments since it came into existence on
September 9 1994. It has had to adapt its practice following the increasing
volume of case law issued by the CFI and the ECJ, and is making every effort
to streamline its procedures by launching, for instance, a number of services
online. Niamh Hall of FR Kelly in Dublin looks at the OHIM's achievements of
the past 10 years as well as the issues and challenges it faces today and should
prepare for in the future.

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