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• 2013-11-26 - OHIM Update: Where a CTM application or application for a registered Community Design contains a representation of the mark which is in colour or contains colour, the original document with the representation of the mark or the design shall be kept on file indefinitely; all other original documents filed and which form the basis of the electronic file shall be disposed of five years after the Office receives them. Revokes Communication No. 8/99 dated 8 November 1999
• 2013-11-26 - OHIM Update: Decision of refusal for CTM applications based on absolute grounds shall be made publically available in the Office case-law database; the database is accessible free of charge
• 2013-11-26 - OHIM Update: The Office has developed a hierarchical structure of goods and services for classification of goods and services referred to as taxonomy.
• 2013-11-15 - OHIM Update: Any time limits expiring between 8 November 2013 and 18 November 2013 for parties residing in, or have a registered office within the territory of the countries affected by Typhoon Haiyan, in particular Philippines and Vietnam are extended until 18 December 2013