A European Community design protection may be applied for the entirety of the below mentioned states (European Union):
Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Greece,
Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal,
Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden.
Advantage of a European Community design application:
The application is filed in one language only and the registration proceedings are carried out centrally in one language. The cost is thus substantially lower than in the case of a respective number of national applications.