Dr. Schwab in WTR Daily on the decision “Continental Bulldog Club Deutschland”.
BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT partner and trademark law expert Dr. Florian Schwab reported via the online journal World Trademark Review Daily dated 02.05.2013 about the European Union Court (EuG) decision (T-383/10 Continental Bulldog Club Deutschland eV ./. HABM) dated 17 April 2013. This was mainly focused on the – recently negated – eligibility for registration of the brand CONTINENTAL. The Luxemburg judges saw in this a primarily descriptive, non-registerable content for the claimed services “The keeping and breeding of dogs” on the part of the German applicant. The full article can be viewed here.