Friday, April 12, 2019
On April 10, 2019, in The Green Effort Limited v EUIPO (C‑282/18P), the CJEU upheld the General Court’s earlier decision and, therefore, The Green Effort lost its rights on the word trademark “Formula E”. For additional info, click on READ MORE
Friday, March 29, 2019
On March 27, 2019, in Oy Hartwall Ab v Patentti- ja rekisterihallitus (C‑578/17), the #CJEU ruled on the relevance of the classification as a “colour mark” or “figurative mark” in trademark applications. The request for a preliminary ruling was submitted by the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland.
The applicant sought to register, with the Finnish Intellectual Property Office, a colour mark, which was represented by a colour drawing with the shape of a banner.
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Friday, March 15, 2019
On March 14, 2019, the CJEU ruled on two questions, concerning absolute grounds of refusal of a EUTM, submitted by the Court of Appeal of Stockholm in the case Textilis – Keskin v Svenskt Tenn (C-21/18). For additional info, click on READ MORE
Friday, March 8, 2019
On March 6, 2019, the CJEU ruled on the invalidity of a Community design based on an earlier figurative trademark in BMB v EUIPO - Ferrero (C-693/17P).
Both the registered design, owned by BMB, and the trademark at issue, Ferrero’s international registration that goes back to 1974, represent a container for sweets. For additional info, click on READ MORE
Friday, March 1, 2019
On February 28 2019, in Group Léa Nature S.A. v EUIPO (C-505/17P), the CJEU upheld a decision of the General Court, which applied the “global assessment” rule to evaluate the similarity between the signs at issue, and, acknowledging the existence of a link between such marks, holds that there was also a risk of a detrimental effect on the earlier marks. For additional info, click on READ MORE
Friday, February 15, 2019
On January 31, 2019 the CJEU ruled on the genuine use of a trade mark, which should be made in accordance with its essential function (C-194/17). For additional info, click on READ MORE
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Mr. Marco Francetti has been re-elected as a member of the Board of Directors of INDICAM - Istituto di Centromarca per la Lotta alla Contraffazione - for the 2018-2021 period.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Ms. Emanuela Truffo will attend the workshop as a speaker. Additional information and/or registration are available here
Friday, May 4, 2018
Saturday May 5th, Ms. Truffo will hold a lecture on "Protection of Intellectual Property. Giuridic Instruments and Case Studies" at IANUA - ISSUGE, University of Genoa.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The firm is a sponsor of ELSA - European Law Student Association - and will host for an internship the winner of the negotiation competition for students and graduates of the Turin Faculty of Law which will be held on 20-21 April 2018