Questions of translation and dilution: the CJEU rules on similarity between GOLDEN BALLS and BALLON D’OR.

Wei, L., 2015. Questions of translation and dilution: the CJEU rules on similarity between GOLDEN BALLS and BALLON D’OR. European Intellectual Property Review, 37 (4), 251 - 255.

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Abstract

The author argues that the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU's) ruling in the 2014 joined Community trade mark (CTM)-related cases Intra-Presse v. OHIM, Golden Balls "does not expose any genuine loophole in statute nor in case law," but it reiterates a "global appreciation assessment of the likelihood of confusion" with regards to two signs. Trademark dilution, foreign languages, and a CTM dispute involving the Ballon d’Or football (soccer) awards. Distinctiveness is also examined.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:0142-0461
Uncontrolled Keywords:Intellectual property; European Union; Community trade marks; Confusion; Dilution; EU law; Foreign language; Well-known marks
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
Group:Media School
ID Code:23204
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:18 May 2016 11:17
Last Modified:18 May 2016 11:17

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