Industrial Property Office

Malta joins TMview


Trade marks from the National IP Office of Malta, Commerce Department have now been added to the TMview search tool which provides free access to trade mark applications and registrations from a number of leading trade mark offices.

The latest expansion brings the total number of offices which have made their trade mark data available to TMview to 21. Besides Malta these are: Bulgaria, Benelux, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the UK, WIPO and OHIM. With the addition of about 50.000 Maltese trade marks, TMview now provides access to almost 7,3m trade marks in total.

TMview, which went live on 13 April 2010, is proving popular with users. Since then it has welcomed more than 855.000 visitors from 180 different countries, with users from Spain, Germany and Italy among the most frequent visitors.

You can find out more at www.tmview.europa.eu