Hot Chocolate and Simply Red: some hits (and misses) from European case law
From struggles over shape and colour marks to parodies and biscuit battles, the European courts wrestled with a diverse range of important trademark cases in 2015
This review of 2015 case law from the European Union gives a flavour of a fuller retrospective which appears in the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) publication The Trademark Reporter. Like that piece, this review selects a limited number of cases to illustrate some of the themes and some of the continuing diversity apparent in the development of trademark law in Europe.
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
What our customers are saying
World Trademark Review, and particularly the WTR 1000, are always very useful sources for obtaining impressions and detailed information about foreign colleagues, law firms and jurisdictions. Our whole trademark team benefits from articles published in World Trademark Review.
Christian R Thomas
Attorney at law, legal and trademark department
KUHNEN & WACKER Intellectual Property Law Firm
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.