Année : 2008

Enlarged products similarity

On September 10, 2008, the European Court of First Instance ruled that “pharmaceuticals” were similar to “insecticides for killing dust mites”. For the Court, these products shared the same purpose, namely preventing or treating a respiratory illness. Pharmaceuticals would be even more effective in solving respiratory problems thanks to insecticide effects on dust mites. Even …

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PRAZOL similar with PREZAL

On October 21, 2008, the European Court of First Instance reversed the previous rulings of the OHIM by stating that PRAZOL and PREZAL were similar.For the Court, the marks had visually the same number of syllables and 5 identical letters. Orally, their two syllables had a very close sound and the same succession of consonants. …

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Une obligation de déclaration de mots clefs négatifs ?

Une nouvelle décision concernant le référencement via le logiciel Adword de Google vient d’être rendue (TGI de Paris 17 septembre 2008). Quand un internaute faisait une requête dans le moteur de recherche Google sur les mots clefs WIZIOU ou CARASEXE, marques appartenant à la société 2L Multimédia, les sites internet de son concurrent Meetic apparaissaient …

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