It has been well over a decade since the Trade Marks Directive came into force, approximating the law on trade marks across Europe. However, the number of references to the European Court of Justice from national courts, as well as the variation in the interpretation of key concepts across the continent, demonstrates that the true picture is as diverse as the countries the union. Download a PDF for free here: http://www.cmslegal.com/CMS-Brands-Review-08-01-2010