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Aktuelles kurz gemeldet - Dezember 2016
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, Germany
  • December 12 2016

Führt die Benutzung eines Zeichens nur in einem Teil der EU zur Gefahr von Verwechslungen mit einer Unionsmarke darf das Gericht die Benutzung des


Putting Google Adwords back on the trademark agenda?
  • Novagraaf
  • European Union
  • November 29 2016

The recent judgement in Victoria Plum Limited v Victorian Plumbing Ltd has once again raised the use of trademarks in keyword advertising. But, has it


Gucci logos fail to block Guess at EU General Court
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • November 29 2016

In the latest twist in the long-running, cross-border trade mark battles between the luxury fashion brand Gucci and the mid-market fashion brand


A puzzling judgement for Rubik’s Cube
  • Novagraaf
  • European Union
  • November 15 2016

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) yet again seems to have raised the bar for the trademark protection of 3D shape marks. In its recent Rubik’s


Vogue - What are you looking at?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • October 28 2016

In 2012, Trinity Haircare Ag (“Trinity”) applied to invalidate an EU trade mark registration for VOGUE (the figurative mark above) owned by Advance


Le son d’un téléphone est trop banal pour être enregistré en tant que marque
  • Novagraaf
  • European Union
  • October 17 2016

Le Tribunal de l'Union Européenne a jugé que la sonnerie standard d'une alarme ou d'un téléphone ne pouvait pas être enregistrée en tant que marque de


The difficult balance between comparative advertising and trademark protection
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union
  • October 7 2016

Have you ever compared products or services when contemplating a purchase? Companies, whenever they can, also strive to mark themselves out from their


Phone ringtone “too banal” to be registrable as EU trademark
  • Novagraaf
  • European Union
  • September 22 2016

The General Court of the European Union has ruled that the standard ringing of an alarm or a telephone may not be registered as an EU trademark (EU


Issues for service-providers and third party brands
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • China, European Union, USA
  • September 8 2016

A service-provider specialises in branded goods, such as repairing a particular brand of car. The services are above-board, but there is no direct


European Union: Staying within the boundaries
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • September 1 2016

Across the European Union, trademark law generally prohibits a third party from using an identical or similar trademark for identical or similar goods