ECJ widens scope for forum shopping in Hummel Holding v Nike

European Union

The European Court of Justice has provided two broad requirements to satisfy the notion of ‘establishment’ under Article 97(1) of the Trademark Regulation. This ensures that most disputes involving EU trademarks – no matter whether the defendant has its seat in the European Union – fall under the remit of EU trademark courts and their ability to grant EU-wide injunctions.

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