The European Trade Mark and Design Network

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The European Trade Mark and Design Network (TMDN) brings together the Office of Harmonization for the Internal Market (OHIM) and National Intellectual Property Offices in the EU member states, aiming at providing up to date electronic services, facilitating access to information and converging practice in the way offices examine, evaluate and enforce protection in the fields of trade mark and design.

In the European Trade Mark and Design Network website you will find free tools developed by the different IP offices and user representatives, as well as information to help you find your way to the relevant national or regional offices. If you are looking for e-learning tools addressing SMEs needs, the European Trade Mark and Design Network is also the right place for you.

Which tools are available?

  • TMview to search for a term or a trade mark among national offices within the European Union, as well as OHIM and WIPO;
  • Euroclass to facilitate the process of classifying goods and services;
  • Designview to search for a design among national offices within the European Union, as well as in OHIM;
  • Similarity to assess whether determined goods and services are considered similar or dissimilar among the participating national offices in the European Union.

For further information, please click here and here.

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OHIM, oami.europa.eu
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