Essays about: "Trademark law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words Trademark law.

  1. 1. You can’t use confusion to dilute a famous brand : A comparative study of the approaches of the EU and South Africato dilution

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Kabelo Mutubi; [2019]
    Keywords : Trademark law; European Union Trademark law; Dilution; Comparative law; freedom of expressions; South Africa; Varumärkesrätt; Europeiska unionen Varumärkesrätt; Utspädning; Jämförande lag; yttrandefrihet; Sydafrika;

    Abstract : The primary objective of the study as contained in this thesis is the discussion of the approaches to dilution taken by the legal systems of the European Union and South Africa. Although a comparative methodology is employed the discussion grounds the separate development of the anti-dilution provisions in both systems first before discussing comparisons and diverging approaches (should they exist). READ MORE

  2. 2. Trademark and Design Protection of Applied Art

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ondřej Ekrt; [2018]
    Keywords : trademarks; designs; industrial designs; applied art; intellectual property; IP; industrial property; law;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to analyse suitability of trademarks and designs for protection of products’ appearance, name its advantages and disadvantages and identify and discuss conditions that must be fulfilled for an appearance of a product to be protected by each of the two mentioned types of protection. The thesis further aims to ascertain whether it is, in general, more difficult to obtain a trademark or a design protection of products bearing in mind difficulties that may arise during the registration process. READ MORE

  3. 3. Post-sale restrictions in patent and trademark licensing agreements: Validity and compliance with competition law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Pauliina Sutinen; [2018]
    Keywords : Post-sale Restrictions; Licensing; Exhaustion Doctrine; Article 102 TFEU; Tying; Abuse of Procedure; Misuse of IP; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Post-sale restrictions in patent and trademark licensing agreements and their validity and compliance with competition law emphasize the problematic to what extent the intellectual property holder may enforce its IP rights. In today’s innovative markets, licensing is a one form of how the IP holder may exploit its IPR and obtain revenues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Athletes in the European Union - Towards Improved Protection of Image Rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Lotta Toivonen; [2018]
    Keywords : Sports law; EU law; Image rights; Intellectual Property; Trademark law; Article 165; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis is the sports law attached to the image rights and intellectual property rights (IPR). The focus is more on the individual athletes when it comes to the commercial use of their image. In this work I study how the individual athletes’ right to their image might possibly be limited. READ MORE

  5. 5. Blurred Lines : The assessment of detriment to distinctive character in Europe and the requirement to prove a change in the economic behaviour of the consumer

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Buster Sanderson; [2018]
    Keywords : European Union; Trademark Law; Reputed Trademarks; Detriment to distinctive character; Change in the economic behavior of the consumers;

    Abstract : The extended protection offered to reputed trademarks in article 8(5) EUTMR and in particular the illusive concept of detriment to distinctive character has been causing difficulties for both legislators and courts throughout Europe since the concept was introduced by Frank Schechter in 1927. Detriment to distinctive character, or blurring as it also called, has undergone several changes since its implementation in the first trademark regulation due to case law from the CJEU and no case has had a bigger impact in this area than the Intel judgement. READ MORE