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Principle of "res judicata" in design cases: OHIM Board of Appeal is bound by decision of German court in infringement proceeding ruling a design to be invalid

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • July 22 2010

In this case, the Community design registration by Sport-Service-Lorinser Sportliche Ausrüstungen GmbH (Lorinser) for vehicle wheel rims was challenged by RH Alurad Höffken GmbH (RH) who claimed it was identical with its earlier German design and therefore lacked novelty and individual character

Individual character of a community design not destroyed by similar design filed a considerable time ago outside the EU

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
  • -
  • July 22 2010

In 2008, Fortune S.r.l. brought a design infringement action before the Court of Milan against Schneider Italia S.p.a. (Schneider) and the well-known retailer Conbipel S.p.a

Infringement of Daimler's designs by producer of stretched cars

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany
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  • July 22 2010

The German car maker Daimler AG is the owner of several Community designs for its Mercedes S-Class cars, namely for the standard model

Requirements for invalidity of a Community design due to an earlier trademark; annulment of OHIM decision due to error in law

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union
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  • July 22 2010

The Chinese company Beifa Group Co. Ltd (Beifa) is the owner of a registered Community design for "instruments for writing"

Sequestration of infringing products in preliminary proceedings

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Germany
  • -
  • July 22 2010

Counterfeiters are a huge problem for the holders of design or trademark rights

Crocs' community design invalid; disclosure of a design outside the EU destroys novelty - OHIM Board of Appeal, decision of 26 March 2010, R 92008-3

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union
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  • July 22 2010

Crocs, Inc. was the owner of a Community design registration for shoes

Dyson's classic cyclonic vacuum cleaner design not infringed by competing machine; UK court and OHIM in harmony on functional design test

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 14 2010

In 1995, Dyson Ltd. launched its DC02 cylinder cleaner

Infringement of Alessi's design for "blow up" coaster; on the assessment of the scope of protection

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany
  • -
  • January 20 2011

The Federal Court of Justice decided on the infringement of a Community design for coasters

Prior art does not invalidate Wrigley's Community design for blister cards

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union
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  • January 20 2011

WM. Wrigley JR Company (Wrigley) is the owner of a Community design for blister cards

Interior designs protected as copyrightable works in China - Guangzhou Tianhe District People's Court No. 29 (2008), decision of 16 January 2009

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • China
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  • October 15 2010

The Tianhe District People's Court in Guangzhou held that a work of interior design enjoys the same copyright protection as a work of engineering design and that copyright protection of a two-dimensional design or drawing extends to its three-dimensional use