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Landmark Decisions from the CJEU as regards Letters, Numbers, Abbreviations and Acronyms as Trade Marks

e-Presentation by Prof Spyros Maniatis


Foto: Landmark Decisions from the CJEU as regards Letters, Numbers, Abbreviations and Acronyms as Trade Marks.


Year: 2016


The e-presentation deals with decisions of the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding the extent to which signs like letters, numbers, abbreviations and acronyms can be registered  as trade marks according to EU trade mark law. It highlights the general approach adopted by the General Court and the Court of Justice, raises open issues, and potential answers.


Professor Spyros Maniatis, Director of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary University of London


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  • Duration: 36 minutes
  • Links to all relevant sources of law
  • Access for 12 months after purchase
  • Includes standard version and certified version eligible for CPD points

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Filmed at ERA's conference Annual Conference on Trade Marks and Designs in Europe 2015 in Alicante, 8-9 October 2015.


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Area of Law: Intellectual Property Law

Language: English

Article-no.: 215P31

Price: 30,00 EUR

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