The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) is the official trade marks and designs office of the European Union. The Office register the Community trade mark (CTM) and registered Community design (RCD), which are essential components of the European single market.
These registrations provide trade mark and design protection throughout the European Union, which covers 27 countries and almost 500m people.
The Office also works in close partnership with national IP offices in the EU member states, with international offices, and the European Commission on a wide range of issues affecting the owners and users of intellectual property rights.
Source : http://oami.europa.eu