Reports of Trade Mark Cases for CIPA August 2020

By Katharine Stephens, Ciara Hughes, Aaron Hetherington, Louise O'Hara, Lauren Kourie , Lucy Wiles, Adeena Wells, Robert Rose, Theo Cooper, Hilary Atherton, Bryony Gold, Mark Day, Charlotte Peacock


In this month's report, we report on the General Court’s decision on genuine use in Diesel SpA v EUIPO; Sprinter megacentros del deporte, SL (T-615/18) and discuss AG Hogan’s opinion on the similarity between online marketplace services and retail services in Wallapop, SL v EUIPO, Unipreus, SL (C-763/18 P). We also review the UK High Court’s decision on PlanetArt’s trade mark infringement and passing off claims against Photobox’s use of its Photobox Free Prints app icon in PlanetArt LLC & Anr v Photobox Ltd & Anr ([2020] EWHC 713 (Ch)).

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