Protection for three-dimensional trademarks


Aurélia Marie

After the Bang & Olufsen decision about trademark protection for the shape of headphones, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on September 18 this year, on a request concerning the implementation of article 3(1)(e) of the First Council Directive 89/104/EEC of December 21, 1988, to approximate the laws of the member states relating to trademarks.

CJEU; trademarks; Tripp Trapp; OHIM