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Paying a tribute is not dishonest

European Union - August 3 2022 The General Court of the EU has recently rendered an interesting judgment about the lawfulness of “reviving” an old trade mark (Case T-250/21…

Anne Marie Verschuur, Vincent Wellens

The Court of Justice of the EU clarifies the assessment of position marks for services

European Union, Sweden - October 13 2020 The Court of Justice of the EU recently clarified the criteria to take into account when assessing the distinctive character of a position mark…

Anne Marie Verschuur, Vincent Wellens

CJEU renders important decision on the liability of online platforms in trade mark infringement cases

European Union - April 6 2020 On 2 April 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) rendered a judgment (C-567/18) clarifying the potential liability of Amazon and…

Colombe de Callataÿ, Anne Marie Verschuur, Vincent Wellens

EU Copyright: lending out vehicles with radio receivers is not a “communication to the public”

European Union - April 2 2020 On 2 April 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) rendered a judgment (C-753/18) in which the much-discussed concept of “”…

Sien Vandezande, Anne Marie Verschuur, Vincent Wellens

Facilitating patent applications: no formal requirements for transfer of priority rights

European Union, Netherlands - August 16 2019 Recently the Court of Appeal of The Hague handed down an important decision on the issue of the transfer of priority rights under the European Patent…

Jeroen Boelens, Anne Marie Verschuur, Vincent Wellens