Likelihood of confusion and marks with weak distinctive character

By Basire Y, Darnand P.


BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH v EUIPO, LG Electronics Inc [2016] CJEU, C-43/15 P, EU:C:2016:837, Grand Chamber, 8 November 2016The validity of the registration of a national trade mark does not fall within the sphere of competence of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Therefore, in the context …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice