Region: Lithuania

Newton Law fails to prevent registration of NEWTON

Under Article 8(1)(5)(d) of the Law on Trademarks, it is not sufficient that the opponent has acquired a right to a similar company name before the filing date of the opposed trademark application.

23 September 2022

Youth organisation overcomes refusal to register ‘slang’ mark

A non-governmental youth organisation which organises social responsibility campaigns for young people under the name ‘Man ne dzin’ has overcome the State Patent Bureau’s objection to the registration of the mark MAN NE DZIN on absolute grounds.

06 June 2022

No likelihood of confusion between ROYAL marks for beer

MV Group Asset Management has fended off an opposition by Royal Unibrew, the owner of the international trademark ROYAL, against the application for GUBERNIJA BREWERY ROYAL BALTIC PORTER for beer.

09 February 2022

Soremartec successfully invalidates registration of ART GLACIO RAFAELIO based on earlier RAFFAELLO marks

Soremartec SA was successful in proving that the registration of the mark ART GLACIO RAFAELIO for goods in Classes 29 and 30 in Lithuania would exploit the reputation of the RAFFAELLO mark and weaken its distinctive character.

30 November 2021

CRUSTUM opposition highlights interplay of trademarks and copyrights

The Appeal Division of the State Patent Bureau of Lithuania has rejected an opposition filed by UAB Gustum against the registration of the mark CRUSTUM based on alleged copyright in the sign CRUSTUM.

08 November 2021

Owner of MI and MI-8 marks successfully invalidates MI-8MCƂ for helicopters

A company established by Russian Helicopters Holding Company - the only Russian helicopter designer and manufacturer, which produces the famous Mi helicopters - has prevailed in invalidity proceedings against the international trademark MI-8MCƂ.

12 August 2021

Name of pilgrimage route refused registration for Class 16 goods

The Appeals Division of the Lithuanian State Patent Bureau found that consumers would unambiguously perceive the sign CAMINO LITUANO - the name of a pilgrimage route in Lithuania - for Class 16 goods as referring to printed matter conveying information on that route.

20 May 2021

Sweet victory for Latvian confectionery producer in wrapper trademark battle

The Appeals Division of the Lithuanian State Patent Bureau has rejected an opposition filed by Kraft Foods against Orkla SIA’s national registration of the figurative mark LAIME LAIMA 1870.

17 February 2021

MONABANQ SA fails to prevent registration of MANO.BANK by Lithuanian bank

French-established bank MONABANQ SA has been unsuccessful in its attempt to oppose the registration of the figurative trademark MANO.BANK by AB “Mano bankas”, a Lithuanian specialised bank.

22 September 2020

Figurative mark AP found to be confusingly similar to AD ALAIN DELON

The Appeals Division of the Lithuanian State Patent Bureau has upheld Adid Alain Delon International Distribution SA’s opposition against the registration of the figurative mark AP by Ausra Povilaitiene, a natural person.

12 June 2020

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