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Third party liability for information claims in trademark infringement cases
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • December 20 2013

The German Federal Court of Justice has referred questions to the European Court of Justice (CJEU) regarding the scope of information claims a


German Federal Supreme Court: Need for aesthetic compatibility between original and imitation will defeat claim of misappropriation based on likelihood of confusion (decision of January 24, 2013 Case I ZR 13611 RegalsystemShelving System)
  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG Partnerschaft mbB
  • Germany
  • November 19 2013

In a recent decision, the German Federal Supreme Court annulled a decision of the Cologne Appeal Court which had confirmed claims against


Bye, bye Dispute-Antrag
  • CMS Hasche Sigle
  • Germany
  • April 19 2013

Es ist ein altes Problem im Markenrecht: Wer seine Rechte durch einen Domainnamen verletzt sieht, kann zwar Unterlassung der Domainnutzug verlangen


German Federal Court of Justice decides on the cancellation of the trademark "test"
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • December 20 2013

The German Federal Court of Justice clarifies that a consumer awareness of 43 is not sufficient to prove that a descriptive trademark, in this case


German Supreme Court: Coexistence of conflicting marks over a long period Acquiescence and prescription (statute of limitations)
  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG Partnerschaft mbB
  • Germany
  • November 19 2013

In a case of first impression, the German Supreme Court re-assessed the parallel application of trademark law and unfair competition law (prevention


Cologne Appeal Court: Scope of protection of food trade dress based on misappropriation and 3-D trademark rights (decision of December 20, 2013 Case 6 U 8513 Snickers and Bounty)
  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG Partnerschaft mbB
  • Germany
  • March 24 2014

On the eve of Christmas 2013, the Cologne Appeal Court, Germany's first choice-venue for enforcing claims based on misappropriation and trademark


Germany
  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG Partnerschaft mbB
  • Germany
  • April 23 2013

Germany is a signatory to all relevant international IP protection agreements, including:


German Federal Court of Justice decides on deletion of unused domains and typosquatting
  • White & Case LLP
  • Germany
  • June 27 2014

German law on internet domains is not codified in a uniform statutory law, but spans over a variety of legal areas such as trademark law, unfair


Fernost ganz nah: Chinesische Schriftzeichen im Gemeinschaftsmarkenregister auf dem Vormarsch
  • CMS Hasche Sigle
  • China, Germany
  • June 5 2013

Längst ist bekannt, dass sich chinesische Unternehmen nicht mehr hinter den Marken großer westlicher Unternehmen verstecken. Chinesische


Confectionary wars
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • Germany
  • January 31 2013

Haribo, the confectionary manufacturer, has won a trade mark battle in Germany against Swiss chocolatier Lindt, over the chocolate manufacturers' use