If an applicant for an EU trade mark has displayed goods or services under the mark
applied for, at an official or officially recognised international exhibition falling within the
terms of the Convention relating to international exhibitions signed at Paris
on 22 November 1928 and last revised on 30 November 1972, he may, if he files the
application within a period of six months of the date of the first display of the goods or
services under the mark applied for, claim a right of priority from that date within the
meaning of Article 36. The priority claim shall be filed together with the EU trade mark
An applicant who wishes to claim priority pursuant to paragraph 1 shall file evidence of
the display of goods or services under the mark applied for within three months of the
An exhibition priority granted in a Member State or in a third country shall not extend the
period of priority laid down in Article 34.
The Commission shall adopt implementing acts specifying the type and details of evidence
to be filed for claiming an exhibition priority in accordance with paragraph 2 of this
Article. Those implementing acts shall be adopted in accordance with the examination
procedure referred to in Article 207(2).