Taxation and customs union

Forms for right-holders

Useful links:

- Directorate General for Trade

- Directorate General Internal Market and Services

- Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry:

- IPR Helpdesk

- China IPR SME Helpdesk

- TransAtlantic IPR Portal


New forms to be used as from 1 January 2014

From 1 January 2014, Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1352/2013 (see page 10) of 4 December 2013 establishing the forms provided for in Regulation (EU) No 608/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning customs enforcement of intellectual property rights, replaces Commission Regulation (EC) No 1891/2004.

The new implementing regulation establishes the standard forms for the application for action and for the extension request that must be used from 1 January 2014.

Application for action .

Extension request .


Submission of important and urgent information

Two forms have been elaborated in close collaboration with industry. The aim is to provide a mechanism to notify the relevant customs administrations swiftly, in a clear structured way about specific information or general trends concerning suspected IPR infringing goods.These forms should be sent to the relevant contact point :

  • "RED ALERTxls " form, to be used to notify customs about urgent, specific information
  • "NEW TRENDSxls" form to be used to notify customs about new trends