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Bad faith and refiling trademarks

Of the Intellectual Property (IP) issues interpreted and decided upon differently across European jurisdictions, the interaction between refiling trademarks and bad faith has proved particularly knotty. In this paper, we will examine several cases involving European Union Trademarks (EUTMs) to clarify what constitutes bad faith in the context of refiling and how it can be avoided or challenged.


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Listen to a lively podcast episode about IP strategy and procedural needs with Dr. Robert Fichter, Managing Director at Dennemeyer & Associates, and Tobias Diebold, Chief Commercial Officer at the Dennemeyer Group.


  • Strategies for building an IP portfolio from the ground up

  • Does IP inform other commercial concerns, or is it the other way around?

  • Employing a service provider whose offerings scale with clients’ growth

  • How are the involved IP strategies affected by M&A activities? 

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