Trademark Registration in the United Kingdom can be obtained in 3 different ways:
1. Through a national trademark registration for the United Kingdom, only valid for the United Kingdom and not for other countries.
2. Through an international registration (WIPO) with country designation United Kingdom and the possibility to also designate other countries that take part in the Madrid Protocol.
3. Through a Community Trademark Registration, which has validity for all 28 countries of the European Community including the United Kingdom.
Countries included in a Community Trademark Registration are Austria, Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg), Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.