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Noval Black v Wine in Black OHIM overturned by European General Court
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • June 29 2015

The Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market's ("OHIM") refusal to register "WINE IN BLACK" as a Community Trade Mark (CTM), on the basis that


Everything is awesome for Lego
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • European Union
  • June 26 2015

Lego has won a lengthy trade mark battle after the General Court ruled that the Lego man is held to be validly registered as a European 3D trade mark


Trademark construction - Lego walks on
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union
  • June 25 2015

Lego have successfully defended their Lego character trade mark in the European courts after a series of third party challenges. Lego's Community


SKYPE’s the limit European Community Trade Mark dispute
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • June 25 2015

Following a lengthy ten-year dispute, the European General Court has denied registration of Community Trade Mark ("CTM") applications incorporating


Counterfeit goods in transit latest developments
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 22 2015

In the realm of international trade in goods and commodities, the term 'goods in transit' refers to goods which originate in one country and are


Power to the people: EU Court rules LEGO’s “minifigs” are protectable trademarks
  • Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP
  • European Union
  • June 19 2015

In our previous post,LEGO Tries New Angle To Guard Its IP Against Upstart MEGA BLOKS, we wrote about LEGO's efforts to protect its IP against alleged


There’s nothing “splendid” about this mark
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • June 18 2015

In order for a mark to be registered as a Community Trade Mark ("CTM") it must be inherently distinctive. Signs which are regarded as devoid of


Lego figures: heads, bodies and limbs have no technical function
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 17 2015

The General Court has dismissed an application for a declaration of invalidity in respect of a three-dimensional Community trade mark for a Lego man


Sky trumps Skype but not out of the blue
  • NLO
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • June 17 2015

In a recent decision the General Court of the European Union confirmed that the trademarks SKY and Skype were confusingly similar. The decision is a


EU shape marks
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 16 2015

Since 2010, Nestlé has been seeking to register the shape of its Kit Kat chocolate bar as a trade mark. The shape, which is barely changed since the