Italian Supreme Court says that Buddha Bar and Buddha Cafe are not registrable trade marks

By Giannino, M.

In Buddha Bar the Italian Court of Cassation declared the invalidity of the Community Trade Marks ‘Buddha Bar’ and ‘Buddha Café’, on the ground of lack of distinguishing capacity, given that the marks merely evoked the idea of adhesion to a widespread philosophy and the word combination contained in the …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice