19 June, 2015
A toy can be in any shape. Toys have provided enough infotainment from children to pets, to customs lawyers if one recalls the disputes over classification of Halloween costumes and flying discs for dogs to play with (HQ H240490, Canine Hardware Inc) and of course IP lawyers. So the CJEU in Best-Lock v. OHIM was not dealing with a novel situa...
22 December, 2014
A question arose as to whether the mark MOMARID to be registered for pharmaceutical and veterinary preparations is likely to cause confusion with an existing mark LONARID for pharmaceutical and sanitary preparations. The General Court relying on various case laws opined that medicines, whether or not issued on prescription, can be regarded as receiving a heightened degree of...
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