Pinning down functionality in EU design law – A comment on the CJEU’s DOCERAM judgment (C-395/16)

By Endrich T. In its DOCERAM judgment, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) had the opportunity to clarify under what circumstances a feature of appearance is dictated by technical function and thus denied protection under EU design law. The article explores argumentative weaknesses of that judgment and comments on the …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice