Monthly Archives: August 2015

Federal Supreme Court Confirms Nivea Blue

Beiersdorf AG, manufacturer of Nivea, won a ruling from Germany’s Federal Supreme Court (BGH) that gives it a second chance to defend its trademark for the blue color on its Nivea products in a legal battle with Unilever NV (court case … Continue reading

Posted in German law, Trademark Law | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Filing a Trademark Application in Canada: Characteristics of the Canadian Trademark Law

The registration process of a trademark in Canada is in some ways extraodinary when compared to the registration practices in other countries. The most important characteristics of the Canadian trademark registration process are summarized below. 1. No Madrid Protocol Canada … Continue reading

Posted in International Law, Trademark Law | Tagged , | Leave a comment