The Trade Mark Directive (EU) 2015/2436 (the "Directive") will be implemented into national trade mark law throughout the EU. This is the EU’s next step towards harmonisation of the EU trade mark law. The directive will bring different changes to each country within the EU.

Our Trade Mark Directive Tracker shows how Member States are progressing towards implementing the Directive. To access an overview of the key changes for all countries, please click here. To see an overview of the status of the implementation into national law, please click here. The interactive map also allows for an easy overview of the most important national changes. Please click below to view detailed information on the countries you are interested in.

Curated by Constantin Eikel and Katharine Stephens

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Stage of legislative process Key changes by country