JMTC Trademark Protection is specialised in the prosecution of trademarks. Our office is located in The Netherlands and has a high success rate in Community Trademark application procedures. To service our associates and foreign clients in the prosecution of Community Trademarks we have created the CTM (Community Trade Mark) Helpdesk. The CTM Helpdesk is a dedicated service based on experience and expertise in the field of the CTM protection system. We handle a flat rate filing system. The CTM Helpdesk is used by large companies with an in-house trademark department, by mid-sized companies and also and especially by law firms. Some basic information is compiled on this website that you can use either by consulting the FAQ below or by various keywords. JMTC Trademark Protection stands for : Solid CTM expertise, High Responsiveness, Clear and Competitive Fees.

Trademark Protection in Europe can be obtained in 3 different ways:

1. Through various national trademark registrations.

2. Through an international registration (WIPO) with individual European country designations or European Community designation.

3. Through a direct Community Trademark Registration, which has validity for all 28 countries of the European Community.

Countries included in a Community Trademark Registration are Austria, Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg), Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

The advantages of Community Trademark protection are:

- Low Costs for trademark protection 27 European Countries
- Can be filed directly
- No home registration needed
- Does not depend on home registration
- Easy and friendly administration
- No local refusals for lack of distinctive character

If you are planning to register a trademark in Europe, we strongly advise to consider a Community Trademark registration.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions on the Community Trademark protection system.

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