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Bothered by Bovemij?

Johnson, Phillip ORCID: 2006. Bothered by Bovemij? Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice 1 (13) , pp. 822-824. 10.1093/jiplp/jpl183

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Case comment on C-108/05 Bovemij [2006] ECR I-7605. A trade mark which is not inherently distinctive must acquire distinctive character throughout a member state to be registered; where a member state (or the Benelux) is divided linguistically and a mark lacks distinctiveness in one language, but not another, it is only necessary to show sufficient distinctiveness in the linguistic area where it is not distinctive.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISSN: 1747-1532
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2022 09:07

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