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EU General Court doubles down on Adidas’ three stripes mark

Michael Loney, New York


The General Court has ruled Adidas may oppose the registration of an EU trade mark of two parallel stripes, in a judgment that makes it harder for third parties to adopt a mark with only minor variations to the three stripes mark

The General Court of the European Union has ruled that Adidas may oppose the registration of an EU trade mark of two parallel stripes.

Mark that Shoe Branding Europe sought to be registeredShoe Branding Europe filed an applications in 2009...


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