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Red Bull blue and silver colour marks invalid (Red Bull v EUIPO)

Published on: 07 December 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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IP analysis: The EU General Court has dismissed appeals by Red Bull GmbH against decisions of the First Board of Appeal of the EUIPO to uphold the invalidity of two EU trade marks for a combination of the colours blue and silver in relation to energy drinks. This decision demonstrates the difficulty of defining the scope of such marks with sufficient precision to secure a valid registration. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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