SIMPLY and SIMPLY MARKET held to be descriptive terms


In an April 14 2016 decision a French court of first instance held that Auchan’s Community Trademarks SIMPLY and SIMPLY MARKET were descriptive terms and therefore invalid and rejected Auchan’s unfair competition claim against Marks & Spencer. It also clarified the scope of counterclaims for invalidity.

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