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Czech Republic: Hashtagging a trademark or Trademarking a hashtag?
  • Schoenherr
  • Czech Republic, European Union, USA
  • January 17 2017

Originating from Twitter, hashtags have gradually become a ubiquitous phenomenon amongst both consumers and companies when communicating


Slovenia: IP Law on the Catwalk
  • Schoenherr
  • Slovenia, European Union
  • January 17 2017

Fashion enthusiast or not, has it ever occurred to you that law plays a significant role in the fashion industry? After all, law dictates whether


Schoenherr Journal
  • Schoenherr
  • Czech Republic, European Union
  • January 16 2017

Spotřebitelé jsou ve vztahu k obchodníkům nebo institucím na finančním trhu pova- žováni za slabší“ stranu, požívají tedy


EU Court Rules Kit Kat Shape no Longer Trade Mark Protected
  • William Fry
  • European Union
  • January 11 2017

The EU General Court has recently annulled a decision of an EUIPO Board of Appeal finding on the validity of the Kit Kat trade mark owned by Nestlé on


What shape are we in - Part 2?
  • Ashfords LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 9 2017

In January 2016 I wrote a short piece about the difficulties trade mark owners face in trying to secure, by way of a UK registered trade mark


Nina Ricci and the importance of trademark reputation
  • Novagraaf
  • European Union
  • January 9 2017

We have written before how owners of EU trademarks (EU TMs) 'with reputation’ can claim a broader scope of protection than owners of EU TMs without


The average consumer of whisky - the EU’s General Court considers
  • Marks & Clerk
  • European Union
  • January 4 2017

When considering whether two trade marks are similar and are likely to be confused, trade mark registries and courts compare marks from the


Condition of use of a family name as a trademark
  • Danubia Patent & Law Office LLC
  • European Union, Hungary
  • January 3 2017

The applicant filed a device mark with the wording “Laposa Badacsony” in class 33 for wines. Dr. J. Laposa, a known wine maker and writer on wines


January International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA, Canada, European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 2 2017

On 30 November 2016, the UN Security Council unanimously approved Resolution 2321 (2016), imposing new sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic


Repackaging: when is it allowed?
  • Lydian
  • European Union
  • December 31 2016

On 10 November 2016, the European Union Court of Justice (ECJ) rendered a judgment regarding the "need of repackaging" of pharmaceuticals and the