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Pharmaceutical trademarks 20102011

  • Graf von Westphalen
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  • Germany
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  • September 22 2010

Pharmaceutical trademarks must be selected carefully, as patient safety is at stake

Germany

  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG
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  • Germany
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  • September 17 2013

On the regulatory side, the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices is the authority competent to grant a national marketing authorisation for

Trademark protection for simple figurative signs on shoes

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany
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  • April 14 2011

In a series of recent decisions the Federal Patent Court softened its strict approach for assessing the distinctiveness of figurative signs for use on products

Polar bear trade mark given to Berlin zoo

  • Marks & Clerk LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • September 17 2013

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in favour of Berlin Zoo, home to Knut the polar bear from 2006 to 2011, in a scuffle with

Opinion of Advocate General Sharpston (16 May 2013)

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • July 11 2013

Advocate General Sharpston (AG) has provided further guidance on the interpretation of the provisions of the CTMIR relating to the time limits for

Confectionary wars

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • Germany
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  • January 31 2013

Haribo, the confectionary manufacturer, has won a trade mark battle in Germany against Swiss chocolatier Lindt, over the chocolate manufacturers' use

The use of well-known trademarks as AdWords is permissible in principle

  • Bock Legal
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  • Germany
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  • January 27 2014

Within the scope of AdWords advertisements offered by the search engine operator Google, customers can reserve trademarks that are also protected

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

Letter ‘M’ as a wordmark for ‘sports cars’ eligible for protection in Germany

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Germany
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  • July 25 2013

On 14 November 2012 the German Federal Patent Court decided (file no. 28 W (pat) 51811) that the letter "M" in the context of "sports cars" in class

Keyword advertising with third party trademarks does not infringe if visually separated from search results

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany
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  • February 5 2013

The Federal Court of Justice has confirmed its case-law on the admissibility of keyword advertising with third party trademarks. The function of the