European Union Trademark
Protect your brand, logo or slogan by registering a European Union Trademark. Based on this registration you will be able to take action against third parties who use a similar or identical trademark without your permission. The protection scope of a European Union trademark registration will extend to all countries of the European Union. It takes approximately 7 months, counted from the application date to obtain a European Union trademark registration. A European Union trademark registration is valid for 10 years.
Register your European Union Trademark at TMcheck.com and benefit from:
- Freeinitial identical trademark search by one of our network law firm Lawyer24 Inc’s trademark specialists
- Trademarkprotection in all countries of the European Union
Ready to protect your trademark? Our initial research is free.
Your personal legal specialist for a European Trademark
Our legal specialists will guide you through the entire trademark registration process. We conduct a trademark search to check whether the trademark is available, we register the trademark with the official authorities and if needed we carefully watch any possible infringements of your trademark rights.
- Before introducing a new trademark, the first concern is to find out whether it is abailable for use at all.
- Trademark registration helps prevent competitors of your business from stealing your business name, logo or slogan.
- Carefully monitor all later registrations of similar trademarks and take action against such registrations.
EU Trademark pricing
Our services (search, register and watch) are all offered separately, although we highly recommend all three services if you seriously want to protect your trademark in the European Union.
EU Trademark Search
Before investing in a European Union Trademark registration before investing in the registration of a EU Trademark, it is recommendable to conduct a Trademark Search. Most people think a simple online search will give you the information you need to decide whether your desired trademark is available. This online search however, will not reveal all relevant information about previously registered conflicting trademarks. Trademark Search is the best way to determine if the desired trademark is available.
EU Trademark Register
Registering your trademark in the EU allows you to protect your product names, designs, logos or packaging against infringement. With a trademark registration you will be able to take action against third parties who use your trademark without your permission. If you do not register your trademark, you may even face infringement charges yourself when another party successfully registers the trademark.
With the European Union Trademark you are able to obtain trademark registration 27 countries at once.
In addition to the European Union we also offer assistance with trademark registration in more than 120 countries around the world.
Our network law firm attorneys will gladly help you with any questions you might have about international registering your Trademark.
EU Trademark Watch
Most authorities do not check whether a trademark has already been registered when someone applies for a trademark registration. This means that the identical or similar mark can be registered again and again without the competent authorities rejecting or signaling such later applications. It is very important to carefully monitor all new possible conflicting trademark applications to be able to take action against them. Monitoring each trademark application manually is almost impossible. With Trademark Watch you benefit from our fully automated monitoring service. We will detect all conflicting later registrations and allow you to take action immediately.
European Union Trademark countries
As the name implies, the European Union Trademark applies to all countries within the European Union. A prior application or registration in the home country of the applicant is not required. In addition, the home country of the applicant does not have to be a member of the European Union either.
Members of the European Union are:
- Czech Republic
- United Kingdom
A European Union trademark registration is valid in the following overseas departments as well:
- Guadeloupe (GP)
- Martinique (MQ)
- Guyana (GF)
- Réunion (RE)
Protect against infringement
Based on your European Union trademark registration you will be able to act against trademark infringers in all 27member of the European Union. Our networks law firm’s trademark attorneys will gladly answer any questions you might have.
EU Trademark alternatives
Third parties from any EU country can file an opposition against the registration of your trademark application if they believe that you should not obtain trademark registration in the European Union When an existing trademark in one or several European countries is causing problems an EU trademark can be converted into several national applications. This alternative excludes the countries that are causing problems with the EU trademark.