similarity of clothing and eyeglass

On December 2nd, 2005, the Paris Court of Appeal considered that clothing and eyeglasses should be regarded as similar products.For the French Judge, eyeglasses have become fashion and clothes accessories.   The diversification policy of fashion houses reflects this situation. DIOR for instance systematically offers for sell accessories including eyeglasses together with their luxury products …

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Obelix/ Mobilix

In OBELIX vs./ MOBILIX (October 27,2005), the European Court of First Instance first denied similarity because of the wide formulation “electrotechnical apparatus and instruments, electronics” whereas a specific protection of telecommunication apparatus and instruments could have been easily obtained by the opponent when reciting the list of products. The Court even goes further in absurdness …

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