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Mitsubishi case: when marketing debranded goods in the EEA constitutes trademark infringement

(C-129/17 Mitsubishi v. Duma Forklifts and G.S. International BVBA – July 25, 2018) Background Duma and GSI have acquired from a company within the Mitsubishi group, outside the EEA, forklift trucks that they bring into EEA territory where they place them under a customs warehousing procedure. They then remove from those goods all the signs identical…

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Lancement de nouvelles fonctionnalités par le réseau social Facebook: première étape faisant suite à demande croissante de sécurisation de l’Internet?

Facebook has come up with a new function called “verified pages and profiles”. This function, applied to certain profiles, will actually help Facebook users to directly identify authenticated accounts of their favorite artists, government officials, or businesses/popular trademarks whose pages have large audiences. In practical terms, once a profile or a page is authenticated, a…

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“Clothes and leather goods” not similar to “perfumery products”

On July 11, 2007, the CFI retained for the first time the aesthetic complementary aspects of products to avoid having to deal with the diversification criterion (the Community case law does not want to hear about this criterion contrary to the French practice). The aesthetic complementary of products depends on how important one product is…

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