National European Offices - EUIPO common examination practice


Within the framework of the Convergence Programme promoted by the EUIPO to harmonize criteria and trademark examination practices at the European level, the national offices and the EUIPO have been publishing a series of communications and criteria relative to certain aspects of trademark examination which adopt a common position.

Along with the text of each communication, in some cases, a more extensive text can be found that develops the common criteria, including examples, and a document with questions and answers on the communication.

A list of the communications is provided below with links to the corresponding texts in pdf format.