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The case highlights that a 3D trademark consisting of the shape of the product can become well known - and thus benefit from a broader scope of protection.
28 November 2023
Exotec's Olivier Billard gives insight into how embedding intellectual property into the core of the company’s business model led to the creation of France’s first industrial unicorn.
27 November 2023
Rights holders rely on anti-counterfeiting authorities to expertly use legislative enforcement tools, protecting domestic IP at home and across the European Union.
29 September 2023
The ruling raises critical questions about the protection of intellectual property and creative legacies within the fashion industry.
08 August 2023
UK applicants filed 10% more trademark applications abroad in the first four months of 2023 than they did at the end of last year, Fovea IP data shows.
08 June 2023
In our latest round-up, we look at the Korea-Japan trademark conference resuming after a three-year hiatus, and much more.
18 April 2023
Study finds few domain disputes over GIs in the EU, CCTLD operators concerned about burden of proposed system.
20 January 2023
As 2023 nears, representatives from major IP offices across Europe share their annual highlights and what trademark practitioners should look out for in the future.
24 November 2022
French trademark law confers no exclusive right to the owner of an unregistered mark. However, a well-known mark within the meaning of Article 6bis of the Paris Convention may be protected under civil law under certain conditions and notably, against the use of an identical or similar sign for identical or similar goods or services for which the mark is well-known, provided that there is a likelihood of confusion.
21 October 2022
In a new addition to our long-running series on physical marketplaces that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to France.
13 October 2022
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