European Union trade mark legal texts
On this page you will find the regulations that govern the EU trade mark system as well as the EU directive approximating the laws of the EU Member States relating to trade marks.
Also available are links to earlier versions of the relevant legal texts and other resources.
|EUTMR||European Union trade mark regulation||(EU) 2017/1001|
|EUTMDR||European Union trade mark delegated regulation
(repealing Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/1430)
|EUTMIR||European Union trade mark implementing regulation
(repealing Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1431)
|Directive approximating the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks||(EU) 2015/2436|
Navigating the EUTMR legislative changes
|EU trade mark reform - Summary of changes applying from 1 October 2017|
|Amending Regulation||(EU) No 2015/2424|
|CTMR||Community trade mark regulation||(EC) 207/2009|
|CTMIR||Community trade mark implementing regulation||(EC) 2868/95|
|CTMFR||Community trade mark fees regulation||(EC) 2869/95|
|Directive approximating the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks||(EC) 2008/95|
|Rules of procedure for the Boards of Appeal||(EC) 216/96|
EU trade mark and Community Design courts
In accordance with Article 123 EUTMR and Article 80 CDR, Member States shall designate national courts and tribunals which shall perform the functions assigned to them by the Regulations. The names of the EU trade mark courts and Community design courts are communicated by the Member State to the Commission and are published in the Official Journal of the European Union.Please find here to the latest publication of the lists of EU trade mark courts and Community design courts compiled by the Commission published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 05/10/2020 (2020/C 327/06).