This Webinar will be covering the following topics:

  • Current Legal Framework
  • Purpose of the LR
  • Changes:
    • Legal Reform Phase I
    • Legal Refore Phase II:
      • Appeals Proceedings
      • Organization of the Boards of Appeal

This Q&A session covers areas such as Proceedings - Priority Claims; Knowledge circle - Absolute grounds, Acquired destinctiveness, certification marks, Relative grounds and translations.

The EUIPO Guidelines are the main point of reference for users of the European Union trade mark system and professional advisers who want to make sure they have the latest information on our examination practices.

This course presents a general overview of the the changes that will come into effect on 1 October 2017 as a result of the  legislative reform process of the EUTMR.

The presentation is a review of the institutional and substantive changes that entered into force on 23 of March 2016 ammending the EUTMR. Furthermore, the main aspects of the secondary legislation, the Implementing and Delegated acts, that enter into force on 1st October 2017 are analysed.

The OHIM Academy organised this webinar to prepare our users for the new EU trade mark Regulation, which entered into force on March 23 2016.
It covers issues related to Absolute Grounds, Relative Grounds, Proceedings, the Register, Goods and Services, Appeals and the content of the new Regulation itself.

Presentation of the New EU Trade Mark Regulation