Challenge to the validity of the « three-stripes » figurative trademark of Adidas, because of a lack of distinctiveness.

According to the judgment « Adidas AG / EUIPO », T-307/17, of the 19th of June 2019, the General Court (ninth chamber) of the European Union dismissed an appeal by Adidas against the decision of the EUIPO to declare the famous « three-stripes » … Read More

The milestone of two million EU trademark applications reached

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has announced that the milestone of two million EU trademark applications has been reached. In a press release issued on June 10, EUIPO states that the two millionth EU trademark applicant is a … Read More

Fraudulent invoices, a worrying trademark scam

Faced with cumbersome administrative procedures and numerous incoming letters, companies are facing a very worrying kind of fraud. This takes the form of fraudulent invoices from companies pretending to be official bodies domiciled abroad in order to collect payments for … Read More