Dr. Florian Schwab discusses European Court ruling on long-running GUGLER case in WTR Daily
In the online portal of the trade journal World Trademark Review, Boehmert & Boehmert partner and attorney Dr. Florian Schwab reports on the dismissal of Gugler France’s action against the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) for cancellation of the GUGLER trademark due to bad faith filing before the General Court (GC).
The judgment of July 13, 2022, puts a (temporary) end to the long-standing legal dispute between the parties Gugler France and Gugler GmbH.
Dr. Florian Schwab concludes that in the decision (Case T-147/21), the court applied the dazzling concept of bad faith in the application for an EU trademark in the context of former business partners and quite appropriately denied its existence based on the specific circumstances.
Read the entire article. This article previously appeared on WTR Daily (part of World Trademark Review) on August 10, 2022. For more information, please visit: www.worldtrademarkreview.com.