Reports of Trade Mark Cases for CIPA January 2021

By Katharine Stephens, Carina Rodriguez, Aaron Hetherington, Ciara Hughes, Alexander Grigg, Emma Ikpe, Charlotte Addley, Laura Goold, Stephen Allen, Sophie Stoneham, Robert Milligan, Louise O'Hara


In this month's report, we look at the CJ’s decision in Ferrari SpA v DU (CJ; C-720/18 & C-721/18) where the court explored the principles relating to genuine use. We also report on the GC’s decision in Ace of Spades Holdings LLC v EUIPO (T-620/19 – T-622/19) which reiterated the importance of considering a mark as a whole in a global assessment, and we review the GC’s decision in Forex Bank AB v EUIPO; Coino UK Ltd (T-26/20).

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