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Lionel Messi succeeds at last in registering trade mark for his name (Joined cases EUIPO and PJM-EV v Messi Cuccittini)

Published on: 23 September 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lionel Messi succeeds at last in registering trade mark for his name (Joined cases EUIPO and PJM-EV v Messi Cuccittini)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

IP analysis: The Court of Justice has dismissed appeals brought by the EUIPO and PJM-EV (JM) in conjoined cases relating to the General Court’s judgment that Lionel Messi Cuccittini’s (Messi’s) trade mark application for the figurative sign MESSI was registerable. Written by David Hansel, partner at Hansel Henson and Joseph Doughty, Trainee at Hansel Henson. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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