General Court dismisses Futbol Club Barcelonas application for registration of the outline of its crest

By Yavorsky, S.

The EU General Court has rejected Fútbol Club Barcelona’s (FCB) attempt to register the shape of its famed crest as a Community trade mark on the basis that the outline of the crest lacks distinctive character pursuant to Article 7(1)(b) of the Community Trade Mark Regulation (207/2009/EC). In addition, FCB …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice