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Time limits for expiring trademarks extended

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has further extended all time limits expiring between 1 May 2020 and 17 May 2020 for parties to proceedings before…
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Regulation on market surveillance and compliance – March 2020 update

The European Commission invited stakeholders to participate in an ad hoc workshop on draft guidelines on the application of Article 4 of Regulation 2019/1020 on the…
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Presentation of the results of the Impact Assessment study

Member States and Stakeholders tabled a number of suggestions for the revision of the Machinery Directive during the past Machinery Working Group meetings.
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Construction Products Regulation (CPR) review – March 2020 update

The revision of the Construction Products Regulation was announced in the Circular Economy Action Plan published in March 2020.
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Standardisation policy – March 2020 update

Our lobbying partner Orgalim and 20 other European trade associations launched a joint call to Shape a New Deal for the Single Market.
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New International Innovation Standard ISO 56000

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published the latest standard in its innovation management series.
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February update on chromium trioxide authorisation

The CTAC Submission Consortium’s application on the authorisation of 6 uses of chromium trioxide will be voted again in the REACH Committee in February 2020.
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CPR: Staff working document published

The European Commission finally published the long-awaited staff working document.
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Union Product Compliance Network

Member States and the European Commission will start to operate a platform of cooperation among market surveillance authorities as from 1 January 2021.
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Summary list of references of harmonised standards published

The European Commission has published a summary list of references of harmonised standards.
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Guide of Interpretation to the Machinery Directive

The European Commission released an updated version 2.2 of the Guide of Interpretation to the Machinery Directive.
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EU consumers' protection to be reinforced

The Council adopted a directive that modernises EU law on consumer protection and facilitates the enforcement of consumers' rights.
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