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Sascha Abrar on Kluwer Trademark Blog: Broad protection of company and trade names against trade marks in Germany

In Germany, an opposition or a court action against a German trade mark can be based not only on a senior trade mark but also on a senior domestic or foreign company name or trade name. Dr. Sascha Abrar investigates for Kluwer Trademark Blog that...

Recommended WHO´S WHO LEGAL

Dr. Sascha Abrar and Oliver Löffel of LÖFFEL ABRAR recommended by WHO´S WHO LEGAL as leading practitioners for Trademark Law Germany (WWL 2018)...

Hamburg Regional Court: Linking to Infringing Content is Copyright Infringement

The first German post GS Media (CJEU) decision Linking to unauthorised content: German court applies GS Media for the first time – far too extensive interpretation of “posted for profit”, explains  Dr. Sascha Abrar on IPKat, the "Most Popular Intellectual Property Law Blawg" of all time...

AN EFFECTIVE WEAPON IN THE BATTLE AGAINST COUNTERFEITS – NEW OPTIONS IN THE TRANSIT OF GOODS

The most recent issue of the German periodical “Zoll aktuell” (issue no. 4/2016, page 15) reports on a typical case of counterfeit goods in transit under the heading “Mega seizure at Frankfurt Airport”: “Our colleagues at Frankfurt Airport seized tons of counterfeit goods valued at approx....