6

May

2022

J-cases

Barbie vs Barrbee

The well-known toy house Mattel owner, among others, of the trademark Barbie, filed an opposition against all the products of the European Union trademark application n. 18333277…

14

April

2022

J-cases

Wonder Woman vs Wonder Mum

When the superpowers are not enough...

1

April

2022

Marchi, J-cases

The patronymic trademark in the wine sector

With the sentence no. 25/22 The Board of Appeal of IPTO ruled on appeal no. 7770 denying  the coexistence of two patronymic trademarks, even though they differed from each other…

17

March

2022

J-cases

Shakira vs Shakera

The EUIPO’s Opposition Division rejected the application for the registration of the figurative mark SHAKERA filed in relation to the following products: candles in class 4,…

9

March

2022

J-cases

Puma vs Vitalis Ener Drink Evolution

Puma has successfully opposed the EUTM application concerning a feline device and the word element “VITALIS ENER DRINK EVOLUTION” filed in order to protect in class 32 “Energy…

2

March

2022

J-cases

Volkswagen vs European Flipper / Pinball Factory GmbH

The Second Board of Appeal of the EUIPO has recently issued a decision in the case Volkswagen vs. European Flipper / Pinball Factory GmbH.

23

February

2022

J-cases

Labello

On 12 December 2017 Ms. Maria Alexandra Canisius file a EUTM application for the figurative sign  in classes 3, 16 and 25.

31

January

2022

J-cases

Halloumi vs Grilloumi

Are cheese products complementary to restaurant services? The General Court addressed this issue in its decision regarding the case Foundation for the Protection of the…

26

January

2022

J-cases

The mark PORTWO GIN exploits the reputation of the PDO PORTO

On 31 January 2017, Joaquim Jósé Esteves Lopes Granja, filed before the EUIPO an application for the registration of the word sign PORTWO GIN in relation to “Spirits [beverages]”…