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Protect your trade marks and designs in the European Union

Protect your intellectual property in the European Union

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A registered Community design (RCD) grants you exclusive rights in all current and future Member States of the European Union through a single registration, filed online. It is valid for 5 years and it can be renewed for a maximum of 25 years, 5 years at a time.

Before applying, you can also check our design filing tips and best practices so that you avoid making mistakes in the application.


File an error free application

Our recommendation to avoid problems.


More information on our fees.


File a registered Community design using the Four-step application

Our Fast Track option for registering your design

Logo Fast Track application
  • To create and submit your application can take as little as 10 minutes.
  • We will guide you step by step through the application procedure.
  • Find out more about Fast Track.
  • Payment available only for credit card or current account. Bank transfers not accepted.


Advanced form

Use the advanced form to submit your own product indication, claim priority later, submit your priority documents later or add an exhibition claim. Please be aware that this form is not compatible with Fast Track.

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