Service: Applying for trademark status GLOSSARY

Advice for applications filed at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE) or the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Geneva

In its decision of 12 December 2016 the Swiss Federal Administrative Court held that there is a risk of consumer confusion between THEFACESHOP and THE BODY SHOP (Swiss Federal Administrative Court, B-2711/2016, of 12 Dec...

On 7 February 2017 the Swiss Federal Court confirmed that the positional trademark IR 1’031’242 registered by Christian Louboutin is not sufficiently distinctive (Decision of 7 February 2017, 4A_363/2017). The tradem...

Der Europäische Gerichtshof (EuGH) hatte in seinem Urteil vom 10. November 2016 zu prüfen, ob der berühmte Zauberwürfel Rubik’s Cube als Formmarke schutzfähig ist. Sowohl das Amt der Europäischen Union für gei...