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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).

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2013

The General Court of the European Union declares the cancellation of the EU trademark “Castel” for wines due to the descriptive geographical indication of origin “castell” (EUG T-320/10, confirmed by decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union of 30 April 2015, C-622/13 P).

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2011

Landmark decision of the German Federal Supreme Court on the copyright protection of educational games (BGH I ZR 140/09) under the LÜK® brand in favour of the Westermann Verlag.

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2009

The International Court of Arbitration (ICC) renders a decision in a license dispute between an Austrian sporting goods manufacturer and its US sales partner represented by us.