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Assessment of MWC Barcelona 2019

The Commercial Court of Barcelona and the European Union Trade Mark Courts of Alicante have published their report summarising the application...

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The court hotline has been set up for MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2019 in Barcelona

The Mercantile Courts of Barcelona have now disclosed the Duty Service and Fast-Action Protocol adopted on 13 December for MOBILE WORLD...

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New CJEU judgment on the distinctive character of the Kit Kat shape

The long-running conflict between Nestlé and Cadbury (now Mondelez) with regard to registration of the Kit Kat shape mark as characteristic...

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Messi scores against Massi

In 2011, the FC Barcelona player Lionel Messi filed European Union trademark application No. 010181154, with the following design, at the...

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The European Commission presents its Draft Withdrawal Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom – Brexit

In a bid for complete transparency, this past 28 February 2018 the Commission, in phase 2 of the negotiating process, made public...

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The European Commission warns EU trade mark owners of the possible consequences of Brexit

Negotiations between the European Commission and the United Kingdom concerning Intellectual Property rights are now getting under way in this second...

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The Court of Justice of the European Union backs the possibility of claiming ownership of an EU trademark on the grounds established in the Spanish Trademark Act

The judgment passed by the Court of Justice of the European Union on 23 November 2017 in case C-381/16 (ECLI:EU:C:2017:889) holds...

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