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The latest data reveals that filings are down, particularly domestic applications.
27 October 2021
In this dispute between firearms company Glock GmbH and two manufacturers of replica guns, a French court of appeal has cancelled Glock’s 3D mark for the shape of its Glock 17 pistol on the ground that it lacked distinctiveness.
27 October 2021
French trademarks are governed mainly by Law 1991-7, which implements the EU First Trademarks Directive (89/104/EEC) and is codified in the IP Code.
29 July 2021
Late last year, the CJEU issued a preliminary ruling on some questions concerning the reproduction of the shape or appearance of a product (here, Morbier cheese) protected by a PDO. The French Supreme Court has now issued its decision based on the CJEU’s answers.
27 July 2021
Exclusive research from WTR can reveal that Manchester United has the largest football brand portfolio in the world, with Lionel Messi boasting the most significant number of registrations for a single player.
18 May 2021
As a member of the European Union and WIPO, France complies with all EU regulations and directives, as well as all the major international treaties concerning IP rights. As such, EU trademarks and designs are protected in all French territory.
11 May 2021
In our latest round-up, we look at the IP Office of New Zealand launching a new hearings initiative, Canopy Growth acquiring a leading marijuana brand, and much more.
13 April 2021
The French boutique is taking market changes in its stride and its popularity is growing as a result.
09 April 2021
In our latest round-up, we look at the UKIPO welcoming its position on the US Chamber 2021 Global IP Index, a CBD trademark spat resolving, the Chilean IP Office updating its trademark renewal system, and much more.
30 March 2021
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