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Do online advertisements infringe trade mark rights?

Published on: 10 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Do online advertisements infringe trade mark rights?
  • Original news
  • Very briefly, what was the background to this case?
  • What did the CJEU decide?
  • Is unauthorised trade mark use following unsuccessful attempts to remove advertisements much of an issue in the UK?
  • What can UK IP professionals take from this case, what should they advise their clients?

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: In a recent case, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) discussed the issue of the publication of a trade mark on a website with respect to the violation of intellectual property law. James Sweeting, a senior associate with Lewis Silkin, specialising in trade mark disputes, comments on the decision, including what IP professionals can take from this case and what they should advise their clients. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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