What happens if the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) do not find a suitable deal by March 2019? The UK Government has now prepared solutions regarding trademarks and designs in case of a ‘no deal’ outcome before March 29, 2019.
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The Swedish stroller manufacturer Emmaljunga presented an absolute world premiere at “Kind + Jugend” (20.-23.09.2018), the world’s largest trade fair for children’s goods in Cologne, Germany, namely the first intelligent eStroller. The “NXT90e” was developed in cooperation with Bosch. Müller Schupfner & Partner was involved as leading law firm in the cooperation between Emmaljunga and Bosch from the beginning and conducted the negotiations for this collaboration. […] Read more
According to the current ruling of the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) of March 27, 2018, "Kinderbett", the general knowledge of the person skilled in the art can only be used as an incentive, if it is readily apparent to the person skilled in the art that a technical starting point exists in which the use of the solvent in question is purposively (see BGH, judgment of 27/03/2018 - X ZR 59/16). […] Read more
A mark consisting of a colour applied to the sole of a shoe is not covered by the prohibition of the registration of shapes. Such a mark does not consist ‘exclusively of the shape’, within the meaning of the trade mark directive. […] Read more