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The similarities between the marks, in particular phonetically and conceptually, could not be offset by the existence of visual differences.
28 June 2022
Christian Archambeau, executive director of the EUIPO, expands on the future of the office’s enforcement tools and offerings.
27 June 2022
The weak distinctive character of an element, due to its descriptive meaning, does not necessarily imply that this element is negligible in the overall impression.
24 June 2022
The decision confirms that trademark holders have a variety of flexible means at their disposal to show genuine use.
22 June 2022
The decision shows that it is crucial for trademark owners to review and retain evidence of trademark use on an ongoing basis.
20 June 2022
Application numbers have continued to fall at major North American and European trademark registries this year. But the rate of decline could be slowing, new data suggests.
17 June 2022
In a reference for a preliminary ruling brought by the German Federal Court of Justice, the Court of Justice of the European Union has interpreted the EU rules concerning the loss of rights due to acquiescence by a trademark owner.
15 June 2022
A new study from the EUIPO has revealed a significant increase in the number of young people aged 15 to 24 in Europe intentionally buying counterfeit products.
08 June 2022
INTA has filed an amicus brief before the EUIPO Grand Board of Appeal, proposing a three-step test for when a trademark is contrary to accepted principles of morality under Article 7(1)f of the EU Trademark Regulation.
06 June 2022
While the goods covered by the mark applied for in Class 3 differed from those covered by the earlier mark in Class 5 due to the latter’s therapeutic indication, they shared the same objective and were likely to incorporate the same ingredients.
27 May 2022
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