Europa Directive 89/104/EEC Trade marks Article 4(4)(a) Trade marks with a reputation – Protection against the use of a later identical or similar mark Use which takes or would take unfair advantage of, or is or would be detrimental to, the distinctive character or the repute of the earlier trade mark.
 EUECJ C-252/07 – O,  Bus LR 1079,  ETMR 13,  RPC 15
See Also – Intel Corporation (Approximation Of Laws) ECJ 26-Jun-2008
Europa Trade marks Dilution – preliminary ruling. . .
At ECJ – L’Oreal SA, Lancome parfums et beaute and Cie, Laboratoires Garnier and Cie v Bellure NV, Malaika Investments Ltd, Starion International Ltd ECJ 18-Jun-2009
ECJ Approximation of laws – Trade marks Directive 98/104/EEC Article 5(1)(a) – Use of another person’s trade mark for identical goods in comparative advertising Article 5(2) – Unfair advantage taken of the . .
See Also – L’Oreal Sa and Others v Bellure Nv and Others CA 21-May-2010
The claimant, manufacturers of perfumes, complained that the defendants, manufacturers of smell-alike products, were in breach of the Directive in marketing their products using lists which identified those of the claimants products to which they . .
Cited – Specsavers International Healthcare Ltd and Others v Asda Stores Ltd ChD 30-Jul-2010
The claimant complained of the defendant’s use of its trade marks alleging infringement and passing off when it relaunched its own optician services. Having had advance notice of the details of the proposed campaign, the claimants had launched their . .
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Updated: 22 August 2021; Ref: scu.279109