EU opens door for sound marks: will scent marks follow?

By Friedmann, D.

For national trade mark offices in the European Union (EU) and for the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM), graphical representation was the insurmountable obstacle to the registration of non-traditional trade marks, such as sound, scent and taste marks, since the Sieckmann case. The removal of the graphical …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice