8 September 2023TrademarksLiz Hockley

EU court weighs in on colour ‘position’ and shape TM

Prominent German manufacturer argued that trademark was a “colour position symbol”, and that the goods covered by the mark were aimed at a specialised public | Court deemed that consumers do not usually deduce the origin of a product from the colour or shape of a package.

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