Where copyright ends, trade mark may begin: the EFTA Court allows relay races of IPRs over artworks

By Pavis M.

Abstract

Case E-5/16, Municipality of Oslo, EFTA, 6 April 2017In April 2017 the EFTA Court (Court of Justice of the European Free Trade Association) confirmed that out-of-copyright works can be registered as trade marks without this being—in principle—contrary to public policy or morality exclusions, as long as the sign is neither …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice