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IP snapshot August 2014

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 21 2014

The ECJ has ruled that a trade mark can be registered for a service bringing together services. In this case, a price comparison website applied to

The apple of the CJEU’s eye: CJEU holds that retail store layouts are capable of trade mark registration

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • August 20 2014

On July 10, 2014 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its judgment following a reference from the German Bundespatentgericht

IP protection for fragrances

  • ENSafrica
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  • European Union, South Africa
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  • August 19 2014

There's an interesting debate going on as to what, if any, legal protection fragrances should enjoy. This debate has been ignited by a recent French

OHIM revises its guidelines on submitting additional evidence of use after the official deadline in Community trade mark opposition proceedings, in order to bring its practice into line with CJEU case law

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • August 18 2014

OHIM has published revised guidelines on the acceptance of evidence of trade mark use filed by an opponent after the prescribed deadline. The

EU General Court upholds likelihood of confusion between FEMIVIA and FEMIBION in relation to pharmaceutical goods

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • August 18 2014

The EU General Court has recently upheld an opposition to a CTM application for FEMIVIA based on its confusing similarity to an earlier mark FEMIBION

CJEU confirms likelihood of confusion between DOGHNUTS and BIMBO DOUGHNUTS in relation to class 30 goods

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • August 18 2014

The CJEU has rejected an appeal from an EU General Court decision upholding an opposition against a Community Trade Mark application for the word

CJEU rules that the bringing together of various retail services is itself a service for which a trade mark may be registered

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • August 18 2014

The CJEU has recently ruled that a retailer's activity of bringing different services together does qualify as a service for which a trade mark can

CJEU confirms the layout of a retail store may be registrable as a trade mark

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • August 18 2014

The CJEU has confirmed that a retail store design may be registrable as a trade mark. The case concerns an application by Apple to register a

"Fashioning" prior art CJEU ruling on unregistered community designs

  • RPC
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 7 2014

On reference from the Irish Supreme Court, the Court of Justice of the European (CJEU) has provided further commentary on the scope of prior art

Don't delay when requesting a stay under the community trade mark regulations

  • RPC
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  • European Union, Italy, United Kingdom
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  • August 4 2014

In proceedings in which the defendants have already been found liable for passing off and trade mark infringement in respect of the BETTY BOOP trade