CJEU clarifies that EU individual marks cannot be used exclusively as labels of quality

By Ringelhann A.


WF Gözze Frottierweberei GmbH, Wolfgang Gözze v Verein Bremer Baumwollbörse, C-689/15, EU:C:2017:434, 8 June 2017The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has provided guidance regarding the genuine use requirements for individual EU trade marks (EUTM) used to certify certain quality standards for registered goods or services, holding that: …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice