20 June 2017 – EU trade mark 

Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the European Union trade mark, codifying Council Regulation (EC) 207/2009, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union. Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 repeals Regulation (EC) 207/2009, and will apply from 1 October 2017. Article 31: next implementing acts will provide for electronic representation of trade marks. Articles 83-93 concern the specific provisions on EU certification marks.