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Protect your trade marks and designs in the European Union

Protect your intellectual property in the European Union

How can I file an invalidity/revocation application for an EU trade mark?

You need to be logged in to your User Area to submit an invalidity/revocation request. Go to our eSearch plus search engine and enter the name of the trade mark you would like to invalidate/revoke.

In the search results, click on the name of the relevant trade mark or on the '+info' link. You will be shown the detail view of the trade mark, which displays all available information on that particular file.


'Save' button in the registered Community design application

If you want to invalidate/revoke a trade mark, go to the 'Actions and communications' section. Click on the ‘Cancellation’ option.

'Save' button in trade mark application

You will be shown a pop-up window.

Personal reference number in your online application

Write a message (optional) and add the relevant attachment(s).

Please remember to sign the attachment(s)

Reference column in the drafts table

You will then be shown a PDF containing the information you have entered. You can review this information, make any necessary modifications and/or save the PDF to your computer. Click on 'Confirm' to submit.

Reference column in the drafts table

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