The decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) in Karen Millen Fashions Ltd v Dunnes Stores (Case C-345/13), issued this morning, will provide a boost for businesses in creative industries. The ECJ endorsed Advocate General Wathelet’s designer-friendly opinion on the test for protection of an unregistered design and the burden of proof in establishing infringement.   

Want to read more?

Register to access two of our subscriber only articles per month

Subscribe for unlimited access to articles, in-depth analysis and research from the World Trademark Review experts

Already registered? Log in

What our customers are saying

World Trademark Review is simply the first resource I will go to for trademark-related information, whether about the latest trademark law development or case news, top trademark practitioners or interesting trademark events.

Jerry F Xia
Deputy general counsel and chief IP counsel – Asia-Pacific, corporate law department


Subscribe to World Trademark Review to receive access to the full range of trademark intelligence, insight, and case law, as well as our guides, rankings and daily market insight delivered to your inbox.

Why subscribe?

Lise Charles

  • Author
  • Editor, <i>WTR</i> Daily


Please log in or register to leave a comment.

There are no comments on this article

Share this article