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Round up of CJEU 2016 trade mark cases


In 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued 16 decisions focused on trade marks. Alice Stagg summarises the most interesting of the cases which covered a variety of topics and challenges for brand owners.

Exotic marks – Rubik's Cube case Securing rights in so-called exotic marks remains a challenge. Simba Toys GmbH v EUIPO (Seven Towns Limited intervening) (Case C-30/15) involved Seven Towns' three-dimensional mark for the Rubik's Cube. The Rubik's Cube was invented by...


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RT @UPCtracker: This is one of nine (9) cases allocated to Justice Prof Huber (among them consolidated complaint re: adequate legal protect…

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The complaint against the legislation enabling Germany to ratify the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court is includ… https://t.co/91NMMhmuYn

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Pfizer argued that plausibility should be an "evidential tool" not a "threshold test", while Actavis warned against… https://t.co/EqhdqxmE6J

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