Protecting Trademarks in Canada, European Union, Romania and Moldova

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2023
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CTM is a streamlined and cost-effective system for obtaining trademark protection in 27 countries of the European Community.

A Community Trade Mark is registered for a period of 10 years from the filing date and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years.


  • Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM)

Trademark legislation:

  • Council Regulation No 40/94
  • Commission Regulation No 2868/95
  • Commission Regulation No 2869/95
  • Regulation No 216/96

Trademark filing requirements:

  • Applicant's name and address
  • A representation of the mark
  • The list of goods and services
  • Power of Attorney (no legalization)

For additional information and inquires please contact us.