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ResMed’s Michael Pinczuk and Keira Moore tell WTR how the patent and trademark teams collaborate for success.
27 July 2022
The controller referred to several decisions of the CJEU - including ANSUL and LA MER - setting out the requirements to establish genuine use of a mark insofar as revocation proceedings are concerned.
31 January 2022
Therma-Cote Inc, the owner of the EUTM THERMACOTE for paints and varnishes, has been unsuccessful in its attempt to oppose the registration of DULUX TRADE TERMACOAT+ for identical or similar goods.
25 September 2020
30 March 2020
Any evidence of genuine use is likely to include invoices for products bearing the relevant mark, but what if there are no invoices? The recent BIG MAC case provides useful guidance on which alternative types of evidence are viewed most favourably by the courts and IP offices, and how best to present these.
24 December 2019
In our latest round-up, we look at Mauritius considering introducing the international exhaustion of trademark rights, 6,000 counterfeit products seized in China, Conor McGregor’s latest trademark fight, and much more.
01 November 2019
In revocation proceedings involving the mark WESTLAKE, the hearing officer in Ireland has referred to the discussion of the term ‘genuine use’ by the Court of Justice of the European Union in Ansul, La Mer, Silberquelle and Sunrider.
02 October 2019
The hearing officer has upheld an opposition by Sky International AG against Skyworth Group Company Limited’s application to register SKYWORTH for goods in Class 9 in Ireland.
20 September 2019
As hundreds of trademark practitioners descend on Dublin this week to attend the 2019 MARQUES Annual Conference, we provide key learnings from one of the biggest trademark events of the year.
20 September 2019
The EUIPO has partially invalidated McDonald’s EU trademarks for the ‘Mc’ prefix. As with the recent BIG MAC decision, McDonald’s was deemed to have submitted insufficient evidence to claim use for the disputed marks.
07 August 2019
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