- Priority claims shall be filed together with the EU trade mark application and shall include
the date, number and country of the previous application. The documentation in support of
priority claims shall be filed within three months of the filing date.
- The Commission shall adopt implementing acts specifying the kind of documentation to be
filed for claiming the priority of a previous application in accordance with paragraph 1 of
this Article. Those implementing acts shall be adopted in accordance with the examination
procedure referred to in Article 207(2).
- The Executive Director may determine that the documentation to be provided by the
applicant in support of the priority claim may consist of less than what is required under
the specifications adopted in accordance with paragraph 2, provided that the information
required is available to the Office from other sources.