Messi like Picasso? General Court rejects opposition against registration as an EUTM featuring the name of Lionel Messi

By Giannino M.

Abstract

General Court of the EU, Sixth Chamber, Judgment of 26 April 2018 Case T-554/14, Lionel AndrĂ©s Messi Cuccittini v EUIPO, EU: T: 2018: 230In the Messi case, the General Court (GC) reversed a EUIPO decision that, on the ground of likelihood of confusion, upheld an opposition filed by the owner …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice