A mattress purchased online can also be returned without protective film in the revocation, the ECJ ruled. A mattress does not belong to the sealed goods, which are not suitable for the return for hygiene reasons.
Amazon enables its customers to buy at the touch of the Amazon Dash Button since 2016. Anyone installing the Amazon Shopping App can use an adhesive manufacturer button to buy detergent or cat food online at the touch of a button. This is now prohibited in Germany. The OLG Munich sees a violation of the laws for the
An mattress bought via online purchase can be returned in the revocation also after removing the protective film, was today stated in opinion of Advocate General. After his interpretation it does not belong to the sealed goods, which are not suitable for the return for hygiene reasons.
A subscriber of an Internet connection could not previously be accused of copyright infringement for file sharing as soon as other family members had access to the connection, due to German case law. The ruling of the European Court of Justice changes this practice.
The European Court of Justice has made an important ruling on the right of withdrawal for consumers at German trade fairs. Trade fair stands should be treated as business premises if the consumer can expect a possible contract to be concluded at this trade fair stand.
Retailers may be prohibited from selling luxury goods via online trading platforms. The Frankfurt Higher District Court ruled in favour of Coty Germany GmbH yesterday.
The excitement surrounding Facebook and the handling of personal data continues: the European Court of Justice and a German Regional Court have delivered judgements against Facebook's services for the fanpages.
Long announced, since 1 October 2017 in force: the new EU trademark regulation with current extensions, especially for the graphical brand types and Union guarantee marks.
What does an European patent in the UK mean after the brexit? While the political struggle is already underway to extend the withdrawal process, the question of how patents and design applications should be applied for in patent and trademark law is becoming increasingly urgent, so that patent- and trademark protection
Different sort of a "Brexit": The London Act of the Hague Agreement from 1934 has been terminated. The Agreement concerns the International Registration of Industrial Designs. In our article you will find the necessary information you need.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) released their latest issue of the WIPO Magazine. This time the main focus is on the challenges for multilateralism in the field of intellectual property and that not every form of international cooperation needs to be implemented through a treaty.
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has released its latest issue of the “Alicante News”. The Alicante News provides up-to-date information on EUIPO-related matters, as well as on other general IP issues, to the users of the European Union trade mark and Community design registration systems.
Germany is a trade fair country. Nowhere else you will find so many trade fair cities and world's largest consumer exhibitions in one single country. In our article we give you an overview of the most popular trade fair cities and their exhibiton dates.
The city of Phoenix has sent a cease-and-desist letter to the Donald Trump campaign demanding the campaign and its cohorts to remove an ad that has begun airing in which Trump featured Phoenix police officers - without their consent. Read more about the case in our blog-article.
Hague Yearly Review 2016 is now available. The Hague Yearly Review provides an overview of the use, performance and developments of the Hague system. It includes a comprehensive set of statistics for the latest available year. Spoiler: International industrial design applications grew by over 40% in 2015!