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EU Trademark Court confirms that use of well-known trademarks to sell smell-alikes is infringing

February 6 2017 The EU Trademark Court Number 2 of Alicante recently upheld a lawsuit against Yodeyma Parfums SL for offering and marketing smell-alike perfumes…

Smell-alike perfumes: court confirms unlawfulness of using original perfumes' trademarks

October 26 2015 In a January 14 2015 judgment the Alicante Community Trademark Court No 2 found liable for trademark infringement and unfair competition several…

Nestlé obtains preliminary injunction for infringement of Nescafé patents

July 17 2017 On May 18 2017 the Barcelona Court of Appeal revoked the Barcelona Commercial Court Number 5 order and granted a preliminary injunction against Fast…

Court finds unlawful trademark use in smell-alike perfume case

May 25 2015 In a January 14 2015 judgment the Alicante Community Trademark Court No 2 upheld a suit filed by Carolina Herrera Limited, Puig France SAS, Gaulme…

Harley-Davidson wins battle against bar restaurant over well-known bar and shield sign

July 24 2017 In a March 24 2017 judgment, the EU Trademark Court (Alicante Court of Appeal, Section 8) revoked in full the Commercial Court of Alicante Number 1…

Catalonia High Court of Justice confirms grant of DYNAMIC SANTIVERI trademark

May 10 2021 The Catalonia High Court of Justice recently dismissed a contentious-administrative appeal which had been filed on the grounds of incompatibility…

Second-instance court nullifies acquittal due to incorrect interpretation of IP crime

April 26 2021 The Madrid Court of Appeal recently nullified a first-instance trial court judgment which had acquitted the defendants of a criminal offence. The…

Barcelona Court of Appeal confirms legitimacy of Tommy Hilfiger's use of TH sign

April 19 2021 In a recent judgment, the Barcelona Court of Appeal confirmed the judgment of Barcelona Commercial Court 6 which dismissed a trademark infringement…

Appeal court confirms criminal conviction for commercialisation of infringing products

February 1 2021 In its judgment of 14 October 2020, the Madrid Court of Appeal confirmed the condemnatory judgment of Madrid Trial Court Number 25 for a crime against…

Superior Court of Justice confirms criminal conviction for wholesale and retail sale of fake garments

January 25 2021 In an October 2020 judgment the Civil and Criminal Section of the Superior Court of Justice of Madrid largely dismissed the brief of appeal filed by…