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Recordation of change of legal name for trademarks: minor change major risk
  • REGIMBEAU
  • European Union, France
  • March 31 2017

An 8 September 2016 ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has disrupted the French legal framework relating to recordals in the


Antitrust and Competition - The EU Weekly Briefing (13 February 2017)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • China, European Union, France, Germany, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2017

On 6 February 2017, the General Court rejected a bid brought by Internacional de Productos Metálicos, a Spanish seller of screws and bolts, to obtain


V-log: CJEU - When in Sweden Trademark non-use grace period questioned
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Sweden
  • February 8 2017

In this IP Enforcement V-log, we look into the significance of a recent CJEU preliminary ruling in response to a request from the Swedish Supreme


EU Trademark Court confirms that use of well-known trademarks to sell smell-alikes is infringing
  • Grau & Angulo
  • European Union
  • February 6 2017

The EU Trademark Court Number 2 of Alicante recently upheld a lawsuit against Yodeyma Parfums SL for offering and marketing smell-alike perfumes


Importance of Renown and Proof Thereof
  • K&L Gates
  • European Union
  • February 6 2017

In a ruling on 1 September 2016, the EU General Court invalidated a ruling of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) Board of Appeal


The Survey Says! EU General Court decides on requirements for evidence on distinctive character
  • RPC
  • European Union
  • February 3 2017

A recent decision by the European General Court (GC) highlights the requirement for comprehensive evidence when seeking to prove acquired


At least, all hope is not lost: FRANCE 2016 wins the distinctiveness game!
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, France
  • January 30 2017

In November 2016, in a dispute involving, on the one hand, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and, on the other hand, the French


EU General Court finds all art too similar
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • January 30 2017

The EU General Court has overturned a decision of the First Board of Appeal and upheld an opposition to the registration of a figurative EU mark


MILLE MIGLIA v. E-MIGLIA - similar services get limited mileage at EU General Court
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • January 30 2017

When an opposed trade mark is held to be similar to an earlier mark, and to cover both identical and similar goods or services, that mark will


Too many Trap(p)s for “The Trapp Family?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, Germany
  • January 30 2017

It is not news that the members of the famous “Trapp Family” and their story have been known since “The Sound of Music”. Can the logo above however