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The Court of Milan declares the Italian trademark vachetta invalid

The Court of Milan rules that the Italian National Tanning Industry Union is not permitted to maintain a monopoly over the use of the generic "cowhide logo" for leather goods, declaring the Italian mark invalidity, thus permitting operators in the leather goods sector to use the mark for their goods destined for the Italian market. We publish the article written for the English web-based legal forum Lexology.