- Unless otherwise provided in this Regulation or in national laws, the Office and the courts
or authorities of the Member States shall on request give assistance to each other by
communicating information or opening files for inspection. Where the Office lays files
open to inspection by courts, Public Prosecutors' Offices or central industrial property
offices, the inspection shall not be subject to the restrictions laid down in Article 114.
- The Office shall not charge fees for the communication of information or the opening of
files for inspection.
- The Commission shall adopt implementing acts specifying the detailed arrangements as to
how the Office and the authorities of the Member States are to exchange information
between each other and open files for inspection, taking into account the restrictions to
which the inspection of files relating to EU trade mark applications or registrations is
subject, pursuant to Article 114, when it is opened to third parties. Those implementing
acts shall be adopted in accordance with the examination procedure referred to in