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19. August 2019

On the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany, national and Union trademarks may currently coexist. The German Trademark Law Modernisation Act...

02. August 2019

The decision on the headlight ventilation system of the BGH (X ZR 16/17) makes clear the principle  ...

29. July 2019

The Enlarged Board of Appeal has now adopted a clear position on the question...

02. July 2019

In its judgment T-307/17 of 19 June 2019, the EGC held that Adidas did not possess trade mark rights to three parallel ...

12. June 2019

This is one (and most arguably the most interesting) among one of three questions that have been presented to the Enlarged Board...

11. June 2019

The classic Porsche 911 is currently being disputed over design rights. Porsche had to suffer its first defeat before...