EU Trade Mark Implementing Regulation

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/626 of 5 March 2018 laying down detailed rules for implementing certain provisions of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union trade mark, and repealing Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1431

 

Preamble

 

Title I  - General provisions


Article 1 - Subject matter


Title II - Application procedure


Article 2 - Content of the application


Article 3 - Representation of the trade mark


Article 4 - Claiming priority


Article 5 - Exhibition priority


Article 6 - Claiming seniority of a national trade mark before registration of the EU trade mark


Article 7 - Content of the publication of an application


Article 8 - Division of the application


Title III - Registration procedure


Article 9 - Certificate of registration


Article 10 - Content of the request for alteration of a registration


Article 11 - Declaration of the division of a registration


Article 12 - Content of a request for the change of the name or address of the proprietor of an EU trade mark or of the applicant for an EU trade mark


Title IV - Transfer


Article 13 - Application for registration of a transfer


Article 14 - Processing of applications for partial transfer


Title V - Surrender


Article 15 - Surrender

 

Title VI - EU collective marks and certification marks


Article 16 - Content of regulations governing the use of EU collective marks


Article 17 - Content of regulations governing the use of EU certification marks


Title VII - Costs


Article 18 - Maximum rates for costs


Title VIII - Periodical publications


Article 19 - Periodical publications


Title IX - Administrative cooperation 


Article 20 - Exchange of information between the Office and the authorities of the Member States


Article 21 - Opening of files for inspection

 

Title X - Conversion


Article 22 - Content of a request for conversion


Article 23 - Content of the publication of a request for conversion


Title XI - Languages


Article 24 - Filing of supporting documents in written proceedings


Article 25 - Standard of translations


Article 26 - Legal authenticity of translations


Title XII - Organisation of the office


Article 27 - Decisions of an Opposition Division or a Cancellation Division taken by a single member


Title XIII - Procedures concerning the international registration of marks


Article 28 - Form to be used for the filing of an international application


Article 29 - Facts and decisions on invalidity to be notified to the International Bureau


Article 30 - Request for territorial extension subsequent to international registration


Article 31 - Form to be used for a request for territorial extension


Article 32 - Seniority claims before the Office


Article 33 - Notification of ex officio provisional refusals to the International Bureau


Article 34 - Notification of invalidation of the effects of an international registration to the International Bureau


Article 35 - Request for conversion of an international registration into a national trade mark application or into a designation of Member States


Article 36 - Transformation of an international registration designating the Union into an EU trade mark application


Title XIV - Final provisions


Article 37 - Transitional measures


Article 38 -Repeal

 

Article 39 - Entry into force and application
 

Disclaimer

Text in force at 06-01-2019. The text can be verified at EUR-Lex. Titles of articles have been added for convenience, but are lacking in the official text, IP-PorTal.