RECOMMENDATION FOR SECOND READING on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (Recast)

    7.12.2015 - (10374/1/2015 – C8‑0352/2015 – 2013/0089(COD)) - ***II

    Committee on Legal Affairs
    Rapporteur: Cecilia Wikström


    Procedure : 2013/0089(COD)
    Document stages in plenary
    Document selected :  
    A8-0355/2015

    DRAFT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

    on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (Recast)

    (10374/1/2015 – C8‑0352/2015 – 2013/0089(COD))

    (Ordinary legislative procedure: second reading)

    The European Parliament,

    –  having regard to the Council position at first reading (10374/1/2015 – C8‑0352/2015),

    –  having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee of 11 July 2013[1]

    –  having regard to the opinion of the Commission (COM(2015)0588),

    –  having regard to its position at first reading[2] on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2013)0162),

    –  having regard to Article 294(7) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

    –  having regard to Rule 76 of its Rules of Procedure,

    –  having regard to the recommendation for second reading of the Committee on Legal Affairs (A8-0355/2015),

    1.  Approves the Council position at first reading;

    2.  Notes that the act is adopted in accordance with the Council position;

    3.  Instructs its President to sign the act with the President of the Council, in accordance with Article 297(1) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union;

    4.  Instructs its Secretary-General to sign the act, once it has been verified that all the procedures have been duly completed, and, in agreement with the Secretary-General of the Council, to arrange for its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union;

    5.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council, the Commission and the national parliaments.

    PROCEDURE – COMMITTEE RESPONSIBLE

    Title

    Laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (Recast)

    References

    10374/1/2015 – C8-0352/2015 – 2013/0089(COD)

    Date of Parliament’s first reading – P number

    25.2.2014                     T7-0119/2014

    Commission proposal

    COM(2013)0162 - C7-0088/2013

    Receipt of Council position at first reading announced in plenary

    26.11.2015

    Committee responsible

           Date announced in plenary

    JURI

    26.11.2015

     

     

     

    Rapporteurs

           Date appointed

    Cecilia Wikström

    24.4.2013

     

     

     

    Previous rapporteurs

    Cecilia Wikström

     

     

     

    Discussed in committee

    2.12.2014

     

     

     

    Date adopted

    3.12.2015

     

     

     

    Result of final vote

    +:

    –:

    0:

    18

    3

    1

    Members present for the final vote

    Joëlle Bergeron, Marie-Christine Boutonnet, Jean-Marie Cavada, Kostas Chrysogonos, Therese Comodini Cachia, Mady Delvaux, Laura Ferrara, Enrico Gasbarra, Mary Honeyball, Gilles Lebreton, António Marinho e Pinto, Jiří Maštálka, Emil Radev, Evelyn Regner, Pavel Svoboda, József Szájer, Tadeusz Zwiefka

    Substitutes present for the final vote

    Angel Dzhambazki, Jytte Guteland, Heidi Hautala, Stefano Maullu, Rainer Wieland, Cecilia Wikström, Kosma Złotowski

    Date tabled

    7.12.2015