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Ferrari obtains new guidance from the CJEU on protection of parts under the unregistered community design regime

European Union, Germany - November 29 2021 The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has handed down its decision in the case Ferrari v. Mansory Design on the scope of protection of Unregistered…

Sophie Verstraeten

Registrability of Shape Marks and Technical Function of Complex Products: The Pirelli Case

European Union - August 2 2021 The CJEU has rendered its decision on the invalidity actions brought by Yokohama against the below shape mark filed by Pirelli. The mark represents a…

Sophie Verstraeten

Just One More Thing For Swatch and Apple to Fight About

United Kingdom - April 15 2021 Since the launch of the Apple Watch in 2015, Apple and Swatch, a well-known Swedish watch manufacturer, have been involved in a number of trade mark…

Katherine McDermott

Don’t mess with Ferrari: the Prancing Horse legal drama

Italy - November 6 2020 Use of Ferrari’s trade mark in a fashion show or on social media requires consent. This is the lesson we assume Philipp Plein has recently learnt…

Eleonora Curreri

Protection of store layout under copyright law: the KIKO case

European Union, Italy - May 30 2020 The Italian Supreme Court decision on the KIKO case (Cass. 780/2020) is the most recent judgement made in the wake of the Cofemel decision (case…

Georgina Rigg