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Marks that use Swiss flag ruled invalid


On September 5 2012 the Court of Gravenhage in the Netherlands issued its decision in a procedure between amongst others Recticel, a Swiss manufacturer of beds and mattresses, and Swiss Sense, a Dutch company in the same sector.

Recticel opposed the registration of several trade marks and trade mark applications by Sense (shown above). It argued that Sense misled the public as to geographical origin of its products by using trade marks and a trade name which contain the verbal...


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