What brand would you associate this product with?: the three-dimensional cookie that prevents Gullón’s trademark registration

The General Court of the European Union has refused to register the figurative mark `Gullón Twins Cookie Sandwich´ because Gullón was taking unfair advantage of the earlier three-dimensional mark protecting the shape of Oreo’s cookie. In this case T-677/18, the General Court decides on the appeal lodged by Galletas Gullón against the decision of the […]

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‘La irlandesa’ who wasn’t from Ireland: a trademark fight

The EUIPO has confirmed the nullity of the mark `La Irlandesa´. The analysis of this case provides criteria and guidelines for determining not only the misleading nature of a sign, but also when its application should be found to have been made in bad faith. The Grand Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual […]

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