Category: France

Trade Mark Genericide- What is it?

A company might come up with a brilliant marketing strategy that successfully advertises a product to the forefront of its sector, but if its trade mark becomes so colloquial that it starts to mean the entire product category, it can reduce the trade mark to being worthless.

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ECJ limits confusion to German-speaking member states only

The ECJ provided an order and guidance on the position where a sign which was only found to give rise to likelihood of confusion with an EU trade mark in non-English speaking EU member states. (combit Software GmbH v Commit Business Solutions Ltd, Case C-223/15, 22 September 2016.)

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ECJ limits confusion to German-speaking member states only

The ECJ provided an order and guidance on the position where a sign which was only found to give rise to likelihood of confusion with an EU trade mark in non-English speaking EU member states. (combit Software GmbH v Commit Business Solutions Ltd, Case C-223/15, 22 September 2016.)

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