Guidance Notes on SIs to give effect to Directive (EU) 2015/2436 and Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 on Trade Marks

Considered together as a package, the main common objective of the Directive and the Regulation is to foster innovation and economic growth by making trade mark registration systems all over the EU more accessible and efficient for businesses in terms of lower costs and complexity, increased speed, greater predictability and legal security. These adjustments dovetail with efforts to ensure coexistence and complementarity between the Union and national trade mark systems.

Published by Innovation and Investment Division

Topics: Intellectual Property

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