Article 116

Periodical publications

  1. The Office shall periodically publish:
    • (a) a European Union Trade Marks Bulletin containing publications of applications and of entries made in the Register as well as other particulars relating to applications or registrations of EU trade marks the publication of which is required under this Regulation or by acts adopted pursuant to it;
    • (b) an Official Journal of the Office containing notices and information of a general character issued by the Executive Director, as well as any other information relevant to this Regulation or its implementation. The publications referred to in points (a) and (b) of the first subparagraph may be effected by electronic means.
  2. The European Union Trade Marks Bulletin shall be published in a manner and at a frequency to be determined by the Executive Director.
  3. The Official Journal of the Office shall be published in the languages of the Office. However, the Executive Director may determine that certain items shall be published in the Official Journal of the Office in the official languages of the Union.
  4. The Commission shall adopt implementing acts specifying:
    • (a) the date to be taken as the date of publication in the European Union Trade Marks Bulletin;
    • (b) the manner of publication of entries regarding the registration of a trade mark which do not contain changes as compared to the publication of the application;
    • (c) the forms in which editions of the Official Journal of the Office may be made available to the public. Those implementing acts shall be adopted in accordance with the examination procedure referred to in Article 207(2).