Formal requirements for conversion
- Any central industrial property office to which the request for conversion is transmitted
may obtain from the Office any additional information concerning the request enabling that
office to make a decision regarding the national trade mark resulting from the conversion.
- An EU trade mark application or an EU trade mark transmitted in accordance with
Article 140 shall not be subject to formal requirements of national law which are different
from or additional to those provided for in this Regulation or in acts adopted pursuant to
- Any central industrial property office to which the request is transmitted may require that
the applicant shall, within not less than two months:
- (a) pay the national application fee;
- (b) file a translation in one of the official languages of the State in question of the
request and of the documents accompanying it;
- (c) indicate an address for service in the State in question;
- (d) supply a representation of the trade mark in the number of copies specified by the
State in question.