Brexit outgoing

Community trademark As the majority of citizens of the United Kingdom is known in the referendum held June 23, 2016 gave a positive opinion at the exit of its European Union country. Despite the outcome of the referendum, the United Kingdom will continue to join the European Union until the negotiations about modalities of withdrawal from …

Changes to European Trademark Legislation

From 23 March 2016: a) changes to fees and the abolition of the single fixed fee for three classes; b) additional declaration to keep the product and service list for the EU trademark up-to-date; and c) cancellation and invalidity actions will no longer be brought before a court, but through the national trademark office. New …

WARNING!

EU Trademark and Patent scams Dear customer, Two companies impersonating the “OHIM” and “EPO” are sending out payment instructions under the headings “OHIM-ORGANISATION FOR HARMONIZING IN THE INTERN. MARKET” and “EPO”. › Discover an example of the fraudulent OHIM payment instruction › Discover an example of the fraudulent EPO payment instruction Registration/publication fees for a …

Customs yet

From January 1, 2014, the EU Regulation 608/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 June 2013 on the protection of intellectual property rights Subject to action pursuant to Regulation no. 608, are: a) the goods declared for release for free circulation, export or re-export ; b) goods entering or leaving the …

Court of unitary patent

Paris, Monaco Germany and the United Kingdom with London The European Council of 28-29 June 2012 reached an agreement in relation to the future place of the Central Division of the Court of unitary patent for which candidates were France with Paris, Monaco Germany and the United Kingdom with London. The agreement was reached with …