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The South Tyrol - a geographical indication of origin?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • September 29 2016

The General Court has rendered a decision on the possibilities of obtaining trade mark protection for a sign that contains a geographical indication


Fish out of water: EU General Court annuls declaration of invalidity
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • September 29 2016

The EU General Court has annulled an earlier decision of the Board of Appeal and declared invalid the figurative EUTM for “Tropical” (above left


VictorVictoria
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • September 29 2016

Victor International GmbH filed an EUTM application for the word mark VICTOR for the following goods and services: Class 25: “Clothing for playing


Groundhog day for "fig leaf" marks
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • September 29 2016

This is another one in the line of cases relating to what have become known as “fig leaf” trade marks. These are marks where the word element(s


Legitimate reasons to oppose further commercialisation of repaired EPAL Pallets?
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • September 29 2016

The pallet of the European Pallet Association (‘EPAL-pallet’ also known as EUR-pallets) is the most well-known pallet in the European Union. The EPAL


Building up Confusion
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • September 29 2016

Materis Paints Italia SpA, filed a EUTM application for the word mark CALCILITE in relation to paints, lacquers and preservatives and natural resins


EU General Court prefers I PREFERITI over PREFERISCO
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • September 29 2016

The General Court has dismissed an appeal by an applicant for the figurative mark (above left) against a partially successful opposition based on the


Marchio sonoro e carattere distintivo
  • Eunomia
  • European Union
  • September 28 2016

Con la crescita esponenziale del commercio elettronico, è aumentato anche il ricorso da parte delle imprese alla registrazione dei marchi sonori


Sound mark and distinctive character
  • Eunomia
  • European Union
  • September 28 2016

With the exponential growth of e-commerce, it has also increased the request of sound marks'registrations. A sound mark may consist of a sound, a


Deletion of the “graphic representation” requirement for trademarks: opening pandora’s box?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union
  • September 27 2016

To stay ahead of the competition, players of the fashion industry have a permanent need to renew their communication strategies, including the use of