How did Miley Cyrus manage to register her eponymous trademark despite the existence of the earlier Cyrus trademark?

Some cases are interesting because of the judicial outcomes, others because of the reputation of the Parties in the proceedings, … Continued

Coronavirus: the measures implemented by intellectual property offices to deal with the health crisis

The whole world’s been in slow motion since the Covid-19 virus spread. Thus, state governments are doing their best to … Continued

Fraudulent invoices, a worrying trademark scam

  Faced with cumbersome administrative procedures and numerous incoming letters, companies are facing a very worrying kind of fraud. This … Continued

Absence of res judicata in final judgments by Community trademark courts vis-à-vis the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

In this case, the Court of Justice of the European Union recalls the extent and limits of the powers and functions of the European Union Intellectual Property Office…

Recognition of the right to renew a European Union trademark by way of the introduction of successive requests for partial renewal.

Nissan is the owner of a figurative Community trademark “CVTC” for which registration was sought in classes 7, 9 and 12. Nissan requested the renewal…