Community designs or drawings are effective throughout the entire European Union territory. It has a unitary character wherein it can only be applied for and, as the case may be, granted for the entire European Union territory, which currently has 28 Member States: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania and Sweden.
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Community industrial design is therefore highly recommendable when one is interested in protecting ones creation in several countries of the union. Filing is also very fast. The application is published and granted in a few days from its application.
The filing does not establish an opposition period for third parties but the possibility of submitting an invalidity claim through administrative proceedings remains open with no time limit from the publication date of the registration.
In Protectia we are skilled in everything related to community industrial design registration, from its application to its monitoring, renewal and defense.