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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 Abr...

  • Weitreichender Schutz von Firmennamen gegenüber kollidierenden jüngeren Marken

    In Deutschland kann ein Widerspruch oder ein Gerichtsverfahren gegen eine kollidierende Marke nicht nur auf ältere Marken, sondern auch auf ältere Firmenrechte und andere Unternehmenskennzeichenrechte...

  • JUVE Handbook on German Commercial Law Firms

    LÖFFEL ABRAR has been ranked again for Trademarks & Unfair Competition by the recognized JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms 2017/2018....

  • Sascha Abrar on Kluwer Trademark Blog: Protection of trade marks against trade names in Germany

    The Regional High Court of Frankfurt rendered an interim injunction on appeal, which may have a great impact on the question if and to which extent the owner of an earlier trade mark can take action a...

  • “MEET THE TRADE NAME” – Workshop at Marques 31st Annual Conference in Prague with our Partner Dr. Sascha Abrar

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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 I...

  • 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 ton...