Smell-alikes: Lessons from Chanel and Coty’s smell-alike victory
A Netherlands court has held that use of perfume comparison lists constitutes trademark infringement when it crosses the boundaries of comparative advertising
Across Europe, the flourishing trade in smell-alikes is a thorn in the side of proprietors of well-known perfume trademarks. However, their position in the Netherlands has been strengthened by a judgment from the District Court of The Hague.
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