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MONOPOLY decision on bad faith: a blow for repeated trade mark filing strategies
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In the eagerly-awaited MONOPOLY judgment, the General Court (GC) confirmed that the MONOPOLY mark was filed in bad faith - to the extent it covered identical goods and services - because...

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Launching our Total Brand Care platform: Strong and effective branding is business-critical.
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Strong and effective branding is business-critical. However, branding aspirations are often challenged. You can spend significant time and money only to find that your branding does not...

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We are back! The revival of colour combination marks.
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The judgment of the General Court of the European Union (GC) of 24 March 2021 in case T‑193/18 is an important milestone in defining the question of precision of colour combination marks....

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Data class actions guide

Does your processing of personal data fall within the scope of the GDPR? Are you ready to defend potential data-related litigation – in particular, data class actions?

Hogan Lovells Publications

Mobility and Transportation - Hot Topic Q&A Interviews

In the course of the transformation of the mobility and transportation industry disruptive distribution models, international disputes or supply chain disruptions are currently affecting...

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GC puts a deep wrinkle in Allergan’s derma filler, revoking its JUVEDERM ULTRA EUTM in class 10
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The EU General Court (GC) agreed with previous instances and confirmed that Allergan’s JUVEDERM ULTRA EUTM is genuinely used for prefilled syringes with a pharmaceutical preparation...

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Proving genuine use of iconic marks: the TESTAROSSA pole position
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The European Court of Justice (CJEU), in a case concerning proof of use of the iconic “Testarossa” trademark confirms that proof of genuine use of a trademark can also be...

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No Deal Brexit: 5 key changes to your EU trade marks to look out for on 1 Jan 2021
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We are creeping ever closer to the end of the Brexit Transition Period, which expires on 31 December 2020. After this point, whether the UK leaves with a deal or not, EUTMs will cease to...

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Red flags for registering and maintaining trademark protection for abstract colour in the EU
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While enjoying protection for abstract colour is a valuable asset in trade (see our earlier publication under Related Materials), there are various challenges when obtaining or maintaining...

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