Posted tagged ‘EU General Court’

Materials from the Conference “Legal Settlement of Communist Crimes”

May 22, 2012

Overview of the Event
 Agenda of the Event with audio recording of the sessions
Photos of the Event
Programme Booklet for the Event
Press release by the Platform of European Memory and Conscience
Press release by the EPP political group
New Tang Dynasty Television report on the Event

General Court of the EU: The Soviet coat of arms may not be registered as a Community trade mark

September 26, 2011

On 20 September 2011, the General Court of the European Union has ruled in case Case T‑232/10, Couture Tech Ltd vs. Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM), that the Soviet coat of arms may not be registered as a Community trade mark. In this precident it was decided that “its registration as a Community trade mark must be refused even if it is contrary to public policy and to accepted principles of morality in only one Member State.”

Press Release: http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/docs/application/pdf/2011-09/cp110095en.pdf

Judgment: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:62010TJ0232:EN:HTML