Amendments to the EU Trade Mark Regulation on 23 March 2016 brought about substantial changes to the EU trade mark system. However, not all of the changes were implemented with immediate effect.
With the publication of Regulation No. 2017/1001 in the EU Official Journal on 16 June 2017, we are reminded that several significant reforms will enter into force on 1 October 2017.
To find out more about what will change on 1 October 2017 please read our briefing on the subject.