A Coggle Diagram about Infringement:
You have the right to prevent third parties without consent to use in the course of trade:
uses that fall into the relative grounds of refusal. , Sign capable of being represented and distinguishes your goods or services from the ones of other undertakings.
, Ownership: Any natural or legal person. You can transfer it , but transfer must be registered. It can be sole, exclusive or non exclusive license
Licensee can sue but only with consent of rightholder. Licensee can sue when notifies to RH and it fails to bring proceedings.
Youssef hasan: Registry of license is not prerequisite for suing., Revocation:
Lack of genuine use
Becoming a common name
for the product
Used in a misleading manner, specially as to nature, quality or origin of goods
You must have a genuine use of your mark (Nerit Merit), Invalidity: Rules of unregistable marks. 5 years of acquiescence .
Anhauser Busch: The period starts counting from the registration of the later mark., Term: Renewable every 10 years, EUTM Application:
examination(including absolute grounds),
searches (notified to third parties affected, possibility to submit observations), Publication (opposition),
Invailidity/revocation(EUIPO), Appeal (General Court or CJEU) or mediation