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Bottle shapes and community trade marks

  • Marks & Clerk
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  • European Union
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  • March 20 2015

The above three marks were the subject of applications filed by the Coca-Cola Company on 24 October 2005. The first two were accepted but the third

Lidl's "Deluxe" mark held to lack distinctive character

  • CMS DeBacker
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  • European Union
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  • March 6 2015

On 17 December 2014, the General Court confirmed the decision of the Board of Appeal, finding that Lidl's Community trademark application for the

General Court puts the fizz back into font fight: Coca-Cola v Mitico

  • D Young & Co
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  • European Union
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  • March 6 2015

Coca-Cola's opposition against Mitico's mark has shown that an opponent may be able to rely on evidence of how the applicant is using the opposed

Solving the puzzle: Court confirms that Rubik's Cube is a valid shape trade mark

  • D Young & Co
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  • European Union
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  • March 6 2015

The General Court (GC) has recently rejected an application for a declaration of invalidity brought by Simba Toys GmbH & Co KG (Simba) against a 3D

EU Court rules that word “NANO” is descriptive of electronic and it products

  • NCTM Studio Legale Associato
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  • European Union
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  • February 27 2015

By decision issued on February 10, 2015, the EU Court ruled that the word mark "NANO" for goods claimed in class 9 (robots and ancillary products

The General Court rules on registering advertising slogan

  • NCTM Studio Legale Associato
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  • European Union
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  • February 27 2015

With decision dated January 29, 2015 in the proceeding no. T-5914, the Ninth Chamber of the General Court of Justice of the European Union (hereafter

Free-riding doesn’t pay: Coca-Cola successfully appeals trade mark case

  • Baldwins
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  • European Union
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  • February 26 2015

A recent European Trade Mark decision between Coca-Cola Company (Coca-Cola) and Modern Industrial & Trading Investment Co Ltd (Mitico) has

You ain’t nothing but a hound dog (or an immaterial variation thereof)! Hush puppies logo CTM survives non-use action

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • European Union
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  • February 24 2015

In El Corte Ingles v Wolverine World Wide, Inc, the much beloved logo of Hush Puppies (hereinafter, hound) has survived a non-use attack in Europe in

Food industry review 23 February 2015

  • Roschier
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  • European Union, Finland, Sweden
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  • February 23 2015

In its decision of 18 November 2014 (MAO:80914), the Finnish Market Court rejected Valio Oyj’s application to prohibit Bunge Finland Oy from using

The “Salame Felino” war ends in a victory for Kraft

  • Martini Manna Avvocati
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • February 18 2015

A lengthy Italian judicial saga on geographical indications, which also spawned a European Court of Justice preliminary ruling, has finally come to