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Archived updates for Tuesday, November 09, 2004

The New and Improved CTM-ONLINE

The new and improved CTM-ONLINE now includes more information on the Community trade mark registration process:

Basic search criteria enhancements:

  • Search by type of mark - word, figurative, 3D, colour, sound, olfactory, hologram, others
  • Search by trade mark name now possible using stemming, e.g. film?, ?films?, ?filming?, ?filmed?, etc.
  • Search by Vienna Classification for figurative trade marks

Advanced search criteria enhancements:

  • The use of advanced operators (Boolean) 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

Improvements to the results:

  • Possibility of sorting results by number, filing date or name, in ascending or descending order
  • Up to 1,000 results may be displayed
  • Refine search (search within a search) now possible based on the previous (unlimited) results
  • More precise status information & visual representation
  • Historical log of statuses
  • Detailed information on opposition, cancellation, appeal and recordals

Check their help page for more detailed information

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