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Trade marks: considering combinations

Johnson, Phillip ORCID: 2007. Trade marks: considering combinations. Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice 2 (9) , pp. 582-584. 10.1093/jiplp/jpm123

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Where a mark comprises the combination of two descriptive words, the whole combination should be assessed to see whether it is descriptive. Accordingly, the previous practice at OHIM of considering the descriptiveness of the individual elements and subsequently assessing whether the combination of those elements creates a sufficiently unusual variation is not correct.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Additional Information: Case comment on C-273/05 CELLTECH [2007] ECR I-2883
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISSN: 1747-1532
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2022 09:07

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