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Hof van Justitie geeft meer duidelijkheid over vormmerken

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • October 24 2014

In September 2014 heeft het Hof van Justitie van de Europese Unie (“Hof van Justitie”) een arrest gewezen over de vorm van de Tripp Trapp stoel en

Retro: registering 'lost' brands

  • NLO
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  • European Union, Netherlands
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  • October 22 2014

Retro has made a comeback in recent years. Brands which used to be all the rage but then disappeared from the market are now getting a new lease of

Specsavers v Asda: use of Shaded logo is genuine use of Wordless logo

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 22 2014

In the final instalment of the long standing litigation between Specsavers and Asda, the Court of Appeal has overturned the revocation of Specsavers'

No confusion between GRAZIA marks

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union
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  • October 20 2014

Italian publishing company Arnoldo Mondadori Editore SpA has had an appeal dismissed by the General Court in opposition proceedings brought against

ASDA v Specsavers returns to the Court of Appeal

  • D Young & Co
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 20 2014

The parties have now reached a settlement, but the case has returned to the Court of Appeal, specifically in relation to Specsavers' Community trade

European Court of Justice explains exclusions for three-dimensional trademarks

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • European Union
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  • October 13 2014

In its recent Hauck v Stokke ruling, the European Court of Justice answered preliminary questions regarding the grounds on which registration of

Registering geographical terms as trademarks

  • Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB
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  • European Union, Sweden
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  • October 8 2014

In Summer 2014 the EU Council announced a common position on Trademark Law reform, envisioning, among other things, closer cooperation between the

Confused? I was briefly, but not now!

  • ENSafrica
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  • European Union, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 7 2014

The fact that there were two separate articles in the most recent issue of a leading IP publication on 'initial interest confusion' reflects the

Court of Justice of the European Union: criteria in the “Tripp Trapp” chair case for determining when to register three-dimensional product shapes as a trademark (decision of September 18, 2014 C-20513 Hauck v Stokke et al)

  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG
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  • European Union
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  • October 6 2014

On September 18, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its long-awaited decision on how to interpret two specific absolute grounds

Pharmaceutical trade mark confusion

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • European Union
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  • October 6 2014

As with any industry sector, trade marks are important tools for life sciences businesses to establish an appealing brand for their products. However