DON'T SLIP UP ON THAT 3D SOAP ...


Tomorrow's the day the European Court of Justice gives its decision in C-107/03 P Procter & Gamble v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market, on P&G's appeal against OHIM's and the Court of First Instance's refusal(see Case T-63/01) to allow registration as a Community trade mark of a pretty mundane soap shape.

The IPKat's bet: the appeal will be upheld, citing the ECJ's own lengthening jurisprudence on distinctive character as applied to alleged 3D marks. To find out if he's right, visit this site tomorrow.
DON'T SLIP UP ON THAT 3D SOAP ... DON'T SLIP UP ON THAT 3D SOAP ... Reviewed by Jeremy on Wednesday, September 22, 2004 Rating: 5

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