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EUIPO Public Register of Administrative Documents
Access to documents concerning European Union trade marks or Community registered design marks has been established under the provisions (arrangements) mentioned below:
- Council Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 of 26 February 2009 on the European Union trade mark and Commission Regulation (EC) No 2868/95 of 13 December 1995 implementing Regulation No 40/94 contain provisions which guarantee public access to European Union trade mark files by opening them to public inspection and allowing access to the Register of EU trade marks.
- Council Regulation (EC) No 6/2002 of 12 December 2001 on Community designs and Commission Regulation (EC) No 2245/2002 of 21 October 2002 implementing Council Regulation No 6/2002 of 12 December 2001 on Community designs, contain provisions which guarantee public access to Community design files by opening them to public inspection and allowing access to the Register of Community designs.
- Decision No CA-03-22 of the Administrative Board of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal market (Trade Marks and Designs) of 24 November 2003 on the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2001 regarding public access to documents.
To obtain documents that are not directly accessible from the register, you need to fill in and submit the request form. Requests may also be submitted by sending a letter, fax or e-mail in any language of the European Union.
Please note that any references outlined in the register are not legally binding. Only legal acts published in the Official Journal (Eur-Lex) are binding.