Category: Italy

A trade mark’s reputation

The ECJ has handed down a judgment on the extent of Unilver’s reputation and the tests required under Article 4(3) of the Trade Marks Directive (2008/95/EC) to oppose a later trade mark in another member state. Iron and another v Unilever NV, Case C-125/14, 3 September 2015.)

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A trade mark’s reputation

The ECJ has handed down a judgment on the extent of Unilver’s reputation and the tests required under Article 4(3) of the Trade Marks Directive (2008/95/EC) to oppose a later trade mark in another member state. Iron and another v Unilever NV, Case C-125/14, 3 September 2015.)

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European Patents

Fancy a patent in Europe? A European Patent application may be filed at the European Patent Office in English and can designate any of thirty states which are party to the European Patent system. These are currently: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland (including Lichtenstein), Turkey and the UK.

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