Miesięczne archiwum: July, 2016

Judgment of the CJEU: Tommy Hilfiger

July 29th, 2016
The operator of a physical marketplace may be forced to put an end to trademark infringements committed by market-traders. The company Delta Center is the tenant of the marketplace ‘Pražská tržnice’ (Prague market halls). It sublets to market-traders the various sales areas in that marketplace. Manufacturers and distributers of branded products discovered that counterfeits of their goods were regularly in Prague marke[…]

Judgment of the GC: Future Enterprises v. McDonald’s

July 29th, 2016
According to the General Court, the repute of McDonald’s trade marks makes it possible to prevent the registration, for foods or beverages, of trade marks combining the prefix ‘Mac’ or ‘Mc’ with the name of a foodstuff or beverage In 2008, the company Future Enterprises, of Singapore, applied for registration of the EU trade mark MACCOFFEE for foodstuffs and beverages, which was granted in 2010 by EUIPO (European Union Intell[…]
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