10

June

2022

Marchi, J-cases

NUXE vs HANUXE: are the trademarks confusingly similar?

In a decision rendered on May 25, 2022, EUIPO’s Opposition Division reaffirmed the relevance, for the purposes of establishing similarity between the signs, of the fact that the…

20

May

2022

Marchi, J-cases

Morellino di Scansano vs Morellone

The First Board of Appeal of EUIPO was recently called to rule on whether PDOs and PGIs consisting of a compound name should receive a protection that is not limited to the name…

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…

19

January

2022

Marchi, J-cases

The Company name included in a trademark application can make the sign distinctive?

General Court dismissed the action filed by Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. that appealed the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO in relation to the opposition proceeding between…

17

November

2021

Marchi, J-cases

The Swiss Federal Court declares the nullity of the three-dimensional trademark relating to Nespresso capsules

Swiss Supreme Court invalidated the Nespresso capsule 3D Mark registered by Nespresso SA in class 30 for coffee, coffee extracts and coffee-based preparations.