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Biotech trade marks: is your biopharma trade mark too bio-similar

  • FAL Lawyers
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  • Australia, Germany
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  • August 19 2013

A recent German "bio" trade mark dispute demonstrates the dangers of an international biotech industry over relying on common terminology within

La CGUE sull'uso del marchio in forma diversa da quella in cui è stato registrato

  • Martini Manna Avvocati
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  • European Union, Germany, Italy
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  • January 10 2013

Con sentenza dello scorso 25 ottobre, la Corte di Giustizia dell'Unione Europea ("CGUE") si è pronunciata nella causa C-55311 tra i tedeschi

Michelangelo’s David and Botticelli’s Venus an attractive couple

  • KUHNEN & WACKER Intellectual Property Law Firm
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  • Germany
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  • May 21 2014

In Febuary 2014 the German Federal Patent Court delivered a groundbreaking decision concerning the distinctiveness of a device mark (30 W (pat

Genuine use: the decision of the German Federal Supreme Court (BGH) in the proceedings of Opel Autec

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Germany
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  • June 21 2010

Adam Opel AG ("Adam Opel"), a motor manufacturer, is the proprietor of a national figurative mark registered in Germany for, inter alia, motor vehicles and toys

A trap for the speedy FIREFOX? Fighting fraudulent websites offering downloads of Mozilla FIREFOX software

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany
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  • July 22 2010

Fraudulent online traps are a phenomenon frequently encountered in Germany

Distinctive character of color mark can only be established in very specific circumstances

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany
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  • July 22 2010

The German energy supplier Yello Strom GmbH (Yello Strom) applied for the registration of the abstract color mark yellow at the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO

Sequestration of infringing products in preliminary proceedings

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany
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  • July 22 2010

Counterfeiters are a huge problem for the holders of design or trademark rights

Limited scope of FIFA's commercialization rights on the Football World Cup

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany
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  • July 22 2010

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) owns numerous trademarks in relation to the Football World Cups 2006 in Germany and 2010 in South Africa

Another win for perfume brands before the CJEU

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • July 23 2010

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed that perfume testers that were marked "Not for Sale" were not put on the market in the European Economic Area (EEA) by the marks' proprietors or with its consent in accordance with Article 13(1) of the Community Trade Mark Regulation (EC) No 4094 (the Regulation)and Article 7(1) of the Trade Marks Directive (the Directive

Retail sector e-briefing: Germany: refinement of legislation regarding keyword advertising: no trademark infringement if advertisement is strictly separated from search results

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Germany
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  • January 22 2013

The Federal Court of Justice has refined the legislation regarding keyword advertising and trademark infringement by keyword advertising. Even if a