The local colour of colour marks

By Engels, G., Hofhuis, J., Lehr, C.

Colours are key brand identifiers, yet many brand owners run into difficulty when registering colours as trade marks. The judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Libertel Heidelberger Bauchemie confirmed that colour marks per se can be registered but the application must contain a graphic …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice