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The application for registration of the contested mark had an underlying commercial logic of expansion and of ensuring adequate protection for the family name Gugler.
10 August 2022
The decision highlights that, where goods or services are provided abroad, advertising alone may be sufficient to amount to genuine use.
08 August 2022
In our latest round-up, we look at the Delhi High Court restraining a manufacturer for infringing a trademark owned by Cadbury, and much more.
05 August 2022
The Board of Appeal ruled out the existence of bad faith without taking account of the relevant factors specific to the particular case - which, had they been taken into account, might have changed its assessment.
04 August 2022
The General Court confirmed that, at the date of application, the trademark owner “intended to trade unfairly to transfer the advantage derived from the association with Ireland to goods not having that geographical origin”.
03 August 2022
Multiple stakeholders are seeking to block late-added language in the EU’s new cybersecurity directive, arguing it will fragment and impair their efforts to fight cybercrime.
02 August 2022
The court accepted that the applicant had made his own commercial efforts in order to revive the image of a former Czechoslovak trademark and to restore its reputation at his own expense.
01 August 2022
This is the second decision of the General Court in these long-running proceedings for the revocation of the mark SPINNING for exercise-related goods and services.
28 July 2022
The General Court has confirmed that there was a likelihood of confusion between the mark TIGERCAT for goods in Class 7 and Caterpillar Inc’s earlier CAT marks for identical goods.
27 July 2022
There was a risk that the image of luxury of Cartier’s earlier mark would be transferred to the mark applied for, which would unduly be “boosted” as a result of its association with the earlier mark.
22 July 2022
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