Search the Archives           Subscribe           About this News Service           Reader Comments

Archived updates for Friday, July 23, 2004

What’s new about CTM-ONLINE

CTM-Online is now updated daily with

  • Better supporting information via the help page, which now includes a glossary of statuses and information on Vienna codes
  • Links to other databases, such as OHIM Case-Law (refusals, opposition, cancellation, appeals) and Curia, the European Court of Justice and Court of First Instance database
  • Improved basic search criteria:
    Search by type of mark – word, figurative, 3D, colour, sound, olfactory, hologram, others
    Search by trade mark name now possible using ‘stemming’
    Search by Vienna Classification for figurative trade marks 
  • Improved advanced search criteria:
    The use of Boolean operators and wildcards for trade mark names
    Search by Nice class
    Search by filing or registration date
    Search by status
    Limit search to trade marks with or without acquired distinctiveness
  • Improved results: 
    Sorting results by number, filing date or name, in ascending or descending order
    Up to 1,000 results may be displayed
    Refine search based on the previous results
    More precise status information & visual representation
    Historical log of statuses
    Detailed information on opposition, cancellation, appeal and recordals
    (0)comment(s)     translate     More Updates     Send