01. Which countries are included in a Community Trademark Registration?02. How long does it take for a Community Trademark to become registered?03. How long does a Community Trademark last?04. Is a European trademark availability search before filing advisable?05. What are the advantages of a CTM registration over other ways of registration?06. What are the alternatives in Europe for a Community Trademark?07. Is it possible to register any name as a Community Trademark?08. What can be registered as a Community Trademark?09. What are the classes for classification of goods and services?10. How many classes of goods & services are included in the basic fee application?11. Do I have to register a trademark to obtain protection?12. Is it necessary to re-file a Community Trademark when new countries join the EU.13. Do I have to be a European citizen or company to register a Community Trademark?14. What are the benefits of a Community Trademark Registration?15. What is needed to file a wordmark, devicemark or a worddevicemark for CTM Registration?16. Can a Community Trademark only be applied for by a company or also by a natural person?17. Will a Certificate of Registration be issued after completion of the procedure?18. What is the procedure if a trademark is refused for lack of distinctive character?19. What is the procedure if a trademark is opposed by third parties?20. What are the costs of obtaining a Community Trademark Registration?21. Why do we prefer the use of standard classes rather than using specified classifications?22. How can I file an application for a Community Trademark Registration?23. Are there essential European Countries not included in a CTM Registration?24. In how many countries does a CTM have to be used to consider this as ‘genuine’ use?25. How does the requirement for filing 2 languages work?26. What is a Cooling Off Period?
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