ECJ on the risk of dilution as a ground for trademark refusal
With decision dated 14 November 2013 (case C-383/12 P), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on the risk of dilution as ground for refusal pursuant to article 8(5) of the regulation number 207/2009 (CTMR).
The dispute focuses on the registration of a figurative trademark constituted by a wolf head, that has been opposed by the owner of the earlier figurative trademarks ‘wolf jardin’ pursuant to article 8(5) CTMR…
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