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2021

Judgment of the General Court of the EU in case T-663/19 confirming the invalidity of EUTM 009 071 961 “Monopoly” based upon bad faith. The successful party was represented by Kunze Rechtsanwälte – Solicitor (England & Wales) PartG mbB.

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2021

Acting on behalf of the successful trademark applicant before the Trademark Tribunal of the UKIPO in opposition proceedings brought by Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC.

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2021

Successful defence against an application for interim injunction filed with the High Court in Lausanne (CH) regarding the use of a trademark that had been registered in CH for nearly half a century.

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2020

Specialist journal „Wettbewerb in Recht und Praxis“ (WRP) publishes the article titled „BVerfG-Vorgaben im UWG-Eilverfahren: Ausgewählte Aspekte für die RA-Praxis“ written by our lawyer Frank Tyra (WRP 2020, 1525 ff., available below under “Publications” by Frank Tyra).

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2019

Decision of the Second Board of Appeal of the EUIPO relating to the declaration of invalidity of the European Union trademark registration “Monopoly” within the framework of a fundamental decision (decision not yet final – action of Hasbro, Inc. currently pending before the General Court of the European Union)

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2018

Lifting of an interim injunction of the Regional Court of Bremen in favour of an International fashion platform against Ivo Kermatin Ltd. and associated companies of Mr. Erich Auer.

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2018

Attending the third oral hearing in the entire history of the EUIPO pertaining to the declaration of invalidity of the unlawful repetitive trademark “Monopoly” by Hasbro, Inc.

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2016

Confirmation of an interim injunction against a company of Mr. Erich Auer because of an unjustified customer warning.

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2015

Rejection of a request for grant of an interim injunction by the Regional Court of Dusseldorf because of the allegation of design violation in connection with insulating sleeves.

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2014

The Federal Court of Justice decides fundamental questions regarding the protection of company symbols and procedural aspects pertaining to the risk of first infringement in the case of trademark applications (BGH I ZR 71/12 REAL-Chips).