Aldi toasts EU win over ‘regent’ trademark


Muireann Bolger

Aldi toasts EU win over ‘regent’ trademark

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Clash concerned French restaurant chain’s registration for a mark covering wine | Discounter’s earlier mark first registered 90 years ago | Proceedings shone spotlight on generic and distinctive terms in Germany.

German board, Regent Weinbrand, Bistro Régent group, EUIPO, Marc Vanhove, opposition, likelihood of confusion, France, Germany, general public