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28. September 2020

In 2011, Lionel Messi filed an application for the trademark "Messi" with an associated figurative mark with the European Union ...

01. September 2020

In the case concerning the decision of the Board of Appeal J 0012/18 of 19.05.2020, the applicant and appellant contested the decision...

05. August 2020

Ritter Sport remains the only square chocolate. The Federal Supreme Court (BGH) has ruled in the last instance that the characteristic...

15. June 2020

In its judgment of 11 June 2020 (C - 833/18), the Court of Justice of the European Union stated that...

12. June 2020

The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office has decided that plants and their products are not patentable...

01. April 2020

***UPDATE*** In the meantime, the Federal Government has reacted to the ruling of the Federal Constitutional Court and declared that it intends to remedy the identified ...