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January 29, 2016 About the EUIPO
Communication of the President of OHIM: renewal fees
In view of the entry into force of the amending EU trade mark Regulation on March 23 2016, the President of OHIM has published a Communication concerning the calculation of the amount of renewal fees.
The Communication states that the due date for the purpose of calculation of a renewal fee is the date of expiry of the CTM to be renewed.
CTMs expiring before March 23 2016 will be subject to the fees established in the current fee structure, even in the event that renewal is requested and paid for after March 23, 2016.
CTMs expiring on or after March 23, 2016 will be subject to the fees structure established in the amending EU trade mark Regulation, even in the event that renewal was requested and paid for before the entry into force of the Communication (on February 1, 2016).
More information on renewal fees and reimbursements as a result of this Communication here