*WIPO Paper Reviews European Case Law On Internet Trademark Issues

WIPO published a 62 pages long paper at the beginning of this month which reviews (or ‘demystified’ as Jeremy has put it) the European case law on Internet trademark issues.

I just briefly scanned through it and the Keyword-Advertising part starts at page 5 of ANNEX 1 (actually page 9 of the .pdf document). The paper is quite up-to-date, as it already includes a short analysis of the ECJ’s Portakabin decision. The paper, due to its brevity,  doesn’t deal in great detail with the underlying legal challenges but might for sure be a perfect starting point for someone trying to get an overlook. (clear and correct terminology used!)

The paper furthermore analyses Keywords Advertising cases in e.g. China, Israel and Argentina and also covers the topics of  Liability of Internet Auction Sites for Trademark Infringement (ANNEX 1, page 1) as well as Trademark Infringement in Virtual Worlds and Social Media (ANNEX 1, page 12).

.


Two minor caveats: Some of the facts of the Austrian Wein&Co case are slightly wrong or maybe over-simplified and… hm, I apologize for my undoubted geekyness here but …  it’s ‘AdWords‘ guys, or are you working for the WiPo?  😉

0 Responses to “*WIPO Paper Reviews European Case Law On Internet Trademark Issues”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




This Satelite Doesn’t Beep But It ‘Tweets’

Please click here if you want to follow this blog on Twitter.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 95 other followers

Author’s Rights

Stopline.at

Stopline.at - Online reporting hotline for child pornography and nationalsocialist content on the internet
JuraBlogs - Die Welt juristischer Blogs
Herdict.org

Previous Posts:

RSS WIRED Epicenter

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.
wordpress stat

%d bloggers like this: