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General Court assessment of figurative elements upheld (Republic of Poland v EUIPO)

Published on: 16 January 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • General Court assessment of figurative elements upheld (Republic of Poland v EUIPO)
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
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Article summary

IP analysis: The Court of Justice has dismissed an appeal against a General Court decision to uphold opposition to registration of the figurative sign ‘LUBELSKA’ in respect of alcoholic drinks. The appeal focused upon the argument that the figurative elements of the trade mark had been disregarded when assessing its similarity to the earlier German word mark ‘LUBECA.’ However, the Court of Justice held that there had been no error in the General Court’s assessment. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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