Suppressing undesired vocabulary: Advocate General on the registration of the trade mark ‘Fack Ju Göhte’ – Alexandros Antoniou

11 07 2019

On 2 July 2019, Advocate General (AG) Bobek delivered his opinion in Case C-240/18 P Constantin Film Produktion GmbH v European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), advising that the EUIPO’s decision to reject the registration of the trade mark ‘Fack Ju Göhte’ because it was too offensive should be annulled. Read the rest of this entry »





Irresponsible ad related to Brexit is banned by the Advertising Standards Authority – Alexandros K. Antoniou

27 03 2019

On 5 March 2019, a Manchester-based FinTech company was found in breach of the UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising (CAP Code) over a Brexit-related online advertisement, which put emotional pressure on readers to take out a short-term loan. Read the rest of this entry »