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A monster blow for Green Beans - World Trademark Review

European Union - August 15 2016 In December 2012, Monster Energy Company had sought to file the Community trademark GREEN BEANS covering goods in Classes 5, 30 and 32. The...


MINI obstructs MINICARGO - World Trademark Review

European Union - May 16 2016 In LG Developpement v OHIM, the EU General Court has upheld a finding by the OHIM Board of Appeal of a likelihood of confusion between the trademark...


In bad shape: Registration of 3D trademarks

Ireland - February 22 2016 It is common knowledge that words, phrases and logos (such as Coca-Cola, ‘Have a break’ and the Nike swoosh) can be protected as registered...


Failure to provide evidence of harm to mark’s renown likely to be fatal to Article 8 (5) opposition

European Union - December 14 2015 In Éditions Quo Vadis v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) (Case T-51713, October 29 2015), the General Court has rejected an...


Sweet scent of success for Unilever as ECJ interprets Article 4(3) of Directive 200895

European Union - October 12 2015 In Iron & Smith v Unilever (Case C-12514, September 3 2015), the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has ruled that Community trademark...