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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

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

ECJ: the shape of Stokke's chair is not a valid trademark registration

  • NCTM Studio Legale Associato
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  • European Union
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  • September 30 2014

On September 18, 2014, the European Court of Justice handed down an interesting decision on the validity as a trademark of the shape of products

EU Court of Justice: the Stokke children’s chair cannot be registered as a 3D trademark

  • Martini Manna
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  • European Union
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  • September 22 2014

Rulings both at national (Italian) and European level often deal with the registrability of shapes of products as trademarks: we have talked about