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Commission Regulation (EC) No. 216/96 of 5 February 1996 laying down the rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs), European Union (EU)

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Year of Version 1996 Dates Entry into force: February 9, 1996 Adopted: February 5, 1996 Type of Text Implementing Rules/Regulations Subject Matter Industrial Designs Notes This Regulation contains the necessary provisions for a procedure leading to the registration of a Community Trade Mark (CTM), as well as for the administration of a CTM, for appeals against decisions of the Office and for proceedings in relation to revocation or invalidity of a CTM.

The notification by the European Union to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'Regulates the organization and rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal of the Office for Harmonization of the Internal Market (Trademarks and Designs), which according to Art. 130 of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 on the Community trade mark is responsible for deciding on appeals from decisions of the examiners, the Opposition Divisions, the Administration of Trade Marks and Legal Division and the Cancellation Divisions.'


Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) French Règlement (CE) n° 216/96 de la Commission, du 5 février 1996, portant règlement de procédure des chambres de recours de l'Office de l'harmonisation dans le marché intérieur (marques, dessins et modèles) PDF HTML Spanish Reglamento (CE) Nº 216/96 de la Comisión, de 5 de febrero de 1996, por el que se establece el reglamento de procedimiento de las salas de recurso de la Oficina de Armonización del Mercado Interior (marcas, diseños y modelos) PDF HTML English Commission Regulation (EC) No. 216/96 of 5 February 1996 laying down the rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) PDF HTML
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Regulation (EU) No. 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2015 amending Council Regulation (EC) No. 207/2009 on the Community trade mark and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2868/95 implementing Council Regulation (EC) No. 40/94 on the Community trade mark, and repealing Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2869/95 on the fees payable to the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (EU214)
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Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2082/2004 of 6 December 2004 amending Regulation (EC) No 216/96 laying down the rules of procedure of the Boards of Appeal of the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (EU092)
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Commission Delegated Regulations (EU) 2017/1430 of 18 May 2017 supplementing Council Regulation (EC) No. 207/2009 on the European Union Trade Mark and repealing Commission Regulations (EC) No. 2868/95 and (EC) No. 216/96 (EU244)

WTO Document Reference
IP/N/1/EU/10
IP/N/1/EU/T/9

WIPO Lex No. EU117