Background One of the most important cases of the last few years, IP TRANSLATOR, held that protection provided by a
Community Trade Marks after IP TRANSLATOR – Amendments by Article 28(8) Declarations
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(This publication originally appeared as a blog post for MARQUES.org. The post was published on December 28, 2015 and can be viewed here.)
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Corporations invest vast amounts of money in developing and advertising their brands. Slogans are often used to increase brand awareness.
Up until relatively recently, CTM applicants could avoid OHIM’s official practice of rejecting descriptive or non–distinctive word marks by combining