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CITMA & CIPA European Union Trade Mark Handbook, The

CITMA & CIPA European Union Trade Mark Handbook, The
Number of volumes: 2
Practice Area:  Intellectual Property
ISBN:  9780414092785
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Published in conjunction with CITMA and CIPA and written by a team of contributors with hands-on experience in dealing with the EUIPO, this looseleaf offers everything you need to know about the European Union trade mark system.
  • Details the entire process required for obtaining a EUTM from start to finish
  • Offers a full analysis of the EUIPO legislation
  • Updates and analyses EUIPO case law
  • Provides commentary, examples and key advice on EUIPO practice
  • Explores the interaction of the EUTM system with Madrid
  • Reproduces full text of all primary and secondary legislation as well as other important guidance from the EUIPO
  • Written by trade mark professionals who have day-to-day dealings with the EUIPO
  • Twice yearly updates to keep on top of the latest developments
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  • Introduction
  • Trade Mark Searching
  • Making an EUTM Application
  • The EUTM and the Madrid Protocol
  • Examination of EUTM Applications by EUIPO: Admissibility
  • Examination of EUTM Applications by EUIPO: Absolute Grounds
  • Approaches to Countering Objections under Article 7(1)
  • Evidence of Acquired Distinctiveness
  • Ex Officio Searches
  • Oppositions: Preliminaries and Filing
  • Oppositions: Admissibility
  • Oppositions: The Applicant’s Response
  • Decisions in Opposition Proceedings
  • Appeals
  • Restitutio in Integrum
  • Duration and Renewal
  • Assignment, Licences, Rights
  • Revocation and Invalidity
  • Enforcement of a EUTM
  • The Community Law of Trade Mark Infringement
  • Defences to Infringement
  • Seniority
  • Conversion of EUTM Application
  • Collective Marks
  • European Free Movement and Competition Law
  • Acquiescence and the EUTM


Simon Bentley
Abel & Imray LLP

Fernando Di Blasi
Kilburn & Strode LLP

Ellen Gevers
Knijff Trademark Attorneys

Francesco Simone
WP Thompson


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