Organisation: Volkswagen

Volkswagen successful on appeal in VOLKSWERKSTATT dispute

The court notably found that the services in Classes 37 and 39 covered by the VOLKSWERKSTATT mark were similar to the Class 12 goods covered by Volkswagen’s mark.

21 September 2023

Louboutin v Amazon does not apply to ordinary online marketplaces, says district court

This is the first case in the Netherlands in which the claimant relied on the recent CJEU decision in Louboutin v Amazon.

19 September 2023

Legal Updates you may have missed: when big brands face defeat

We continue our series highlighting recent Legal Updates that you may have missed by looking at cases where big brands suffered a defeat before the courts or the IP office.

12 July 2023

Brand Tracker: January-April 2023

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Fashion and luxury brands Christian Dior and Estée Lauder more than doubled their filing activity in the first four months of 2023 - while many leading brands more than halved their own - WTR analysis shows.

23 June 2023

Blow for Volkswagen as General Court finds no similarity between GTX and XTG

As marks consisting of abbreviations or acronyms are widespread in the motor vehicle sector, the relevant public is generally used to paying particular attention to the differences between them.

22 May 2023

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