The Trade Mark Directive (EU) 2015/2436 (the “Directive”) has already been implemented into many national trade mark laws throughout the EU and will be implemented into many more in the coming months. This executes the EU’s next step towards harmonisation of EU trade mark law. The directive will bring different changes to each country within the EU.
Our Trade Mark Directive Tracker shows which Member States have implemented the Directive and gives information about pending implementations in other Member States. The interactive map below allows for an easy overview of the most important national changes. Please click here to access an interactive version, which contains detailed information on the countries you are interested in:
To access an overview of the key changes for all countries, please click here. To see an overview of the status of the implementation into national law, please click here. The interactive map also allows for an easy overview of the most important national changes.