Validity of three-dimensional trademarks: Tic-Tac does not crack.

A three-dimensional trademark, featuring the shape or packaging of a product is valid, provided that this shape is not exclusively … Continued

Unfair competition: a doomed market place

On November 20, 2020, the Court of Appeal of Paris, condemned Webedia, a company specialised  in the management of Internet … Continued

Filing a trademark on behalf of a company in the process of creation: who may bring a trademark infringement action?

It is common for trademarks to be filed by individuals acting on behalf of a company in the process of … Continued

An e-mail or IP address is not an address within the meaning of EU law

In its decision of July 9, 2020 (case C-264/19), the Court of Justice of the European Union stated that neither … Continued

Enterprise names and Trademarks in China

The Asian giant – hitherto invisible – has become one of the countries where most patent and trademark applications are … Continued