European Union trademark or National trademark?
When the Community trademark was adopted in 1996, things were simple! Indeed, this trademark made it possible to obtain a monopoly of exploitation via a single procedure for all the territories constituting the European Union, for a modest sum. The procedure was simple and the vast majority of applications were accepted. Use was required, only in one part of the Union, and sometimes even in only one country, in order to validate the EU trademark and avoid cancellation for non