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A bitter foie gras

The owner of a 3D trademark represented in the form of a cylindrical foie gras lollipop sued Fauchon for infringement by their made of foie gras half balls on a stick. On June 25, 2008, the Paris Court of Appeal regarded the earlier mark as distinctive but exonerated Fauchon on the basis of the specific…

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Coupe du Monde de Rugby : pas de 3ème mi-temps pour Heineken

L’opération publicitaire menée par la société Heineken dans le cadre de l’organisation en France de la Coupe du Monde de Rugby 2007 a été sévèrement condamnée en référé par deux arrêts de la Cour d’Appel de Paris le 13 février 2008. Les deux condamnations sont fondées sur la Loi Evin qui règlemente strictement la publicité…

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The New Singapore Treaty on Trademark Law

The New Singapore Treaty on Trademark Law   This treaty was adopted on March 28, 2006 in order to revise the Trademark Law Treaty (TLT) of 1994. The aim was to harmonize and simplify the administrative procedures for registration and maintenance of trademarks by introducing e-mail and internet-based communications and including the representation of all…

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Privileged basis for an international trademark Elements …

Elements to consider: – An international trademark can be based either on a national or a Community trademark with the further condition to have an industrial or commercial establishment in the application territory. – The national or Community trademark will be bound for 5 years with the international trademark. – A priority right can additionally…

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