26 November 2018Trademarks

EU court annuls EUIPO’s decisions in halloumi trademark disputes

The EU General Court annulled a series of European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) decisions centring on halloumi cheese, in four judgments delivered on Friday, November 23.

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