EU Observatory - Private Sector Representatives Meeting 29 April 2013, Brussels, EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership- Meeting with the European Commission DG Trade - Report
Reform of the CTM system: JURI’s Rapporteur appointed
ECTA’s membership in EURid-Official Press release
Public hearing on protection of geographical indications for non-agricultural products, 22 April 2013- Report
20th Users Group meeting, 22 April 2013, Alicante-Report, EU Observatory-Conference "Jointly Building Resilient EU Responses to Counterfeiting"- Dublin- Report, 9th Liaison Meeting on Trade Marks, 23-24 April 2013, Alicante
Seventh Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy, 24- 26 April 2013, Istanbul, World Intellectual Property Day, 26 April 2013, Seminar on the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs, 31 May 2013
Belgium: SPF Economie engagement in fight against counterfeiting-Results of 2012, United Kingdom : Launch of the consultation on groundless threats
T-383/10 of 17 April 2013, Continental Bulldog Club Deutschland ev vs. OHIM The trade mark is distinctive , T-454/11 of 19 April 2010, Luna International Ltd vs. OHIM – Asteris Industrial and Commercial Company SA Evidence of genuine use, T-347/10 of 19 April 2013, Adelholzener Alpenquellen GmbH vs. OHIM The trade mark is devoid of any distinctive character, T-145/12 of 25 April 2013, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG vs. OHIM The trade mark is devoid of any distinctive character, T-506/11 of 18 April 2010, Peek & Cloppenburg KG vs. OHIM – Peek & Cloppenburg, Application of the Article 8, paragraph 4, b) of Regulation No 207/2009, T-537/11 of 19 April 2013, Hultafors Group vs. OHIM – Societa Italiana Calzature SpA There is likelihood of confusion, T-109/11 of 23 April 2013, Apollo Tyres AG vs. OHIM – Endurance Technologies Pvt Ltd There is a likelihood of confusion, T-284/11 of 25 April 2013, Metropolis Immobiliarias y Restauraciones, SL vs. OHIM – MIP Metro Group Intellectual Property GmbH & Co. KG There is likelihood of confusion, C-12/12 of 18 April 2013, Levi Strauss vs Colloseum Holding Interpretation of Article 15 (1) of CTM Regulation
Minutes of the ECTA- OHIM Annual Meeting, 22 February 2013, Alicante, Spain
PRESS RELEASE - European Sister Organisations Joint Statement 23 April 2012 -
Objection to the adoption of restrictive legislation or policy options frequently referred to as “generic” or “plain packaging”
ECTA, the European Communities Trade Mark Association, was formed in 1980.
ECTA numbers approximately 1.400 members, coming from all the Member States of the European Union with associate members from all over the world. It brings together persons practising professionally in the Member States of the European Community in the field of trade marks, designs and related IP matters. These professionals are lawyers, trade mark advisors, trade mark attorneys, in-house counsel and others who can be considered specialist practitioners in these areas.
ECTA’s secretariat is located at Rue des Colonies 18/24, 1000 Brussels (tel: +32 2 513 5285).