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ECJ: A geographical indication protected in a Member State may be successfully opposed to the registration of a Community trade mark if used in a significant manner in the course of trade and in a substantial part of the concerned territory (Budějovický Budvar, národní podnik / OHMI, joint cases T-225/06 RENV, T-255/06 RENV, T-257/06 RENV and T-309/06 RENV, 22/01/2013)

On 22 January 2013 the General Court of the European Union dismissed an action brought by the Czech Brewery Budejovický Budvar as part of a long legal battle over the ownership of the trademark “BUD” in Europe. In the main … Continue reading

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