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Protect your trade marks and designs in the European Union

Protect your intellectual property in the European Union


Old Guidelines - Community design

Here you may consult the old guidelines of the Office. They serve purely consultation purposes showing the practice of the Office when they were adopted.

The current practice on registered community designs is available under the page 'Current Designs Practice'.


Guidelines concerning proceedings before the OHIM

List of guidelines with regard to the Regulations on the Community design
Guidelines for the examination of Community designs
Guidelines for the Proceedings relating to a declaration of invalidity of a registered Community design
Registered Community Design Renewal Guidelines

For other aspects of the procedure not specifically covered for designs, please refer to the appropriate sections of the trade mark guidelines.

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Page last updated 27-06-2016
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