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Domain names are protected as trademarks only if effectively used for commercial purposes

European General Court - Court of First Instance, case T-321/11

Article Date: 14-05-2013
Categories: Intellectual Property Typology: Case Law
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The case was decided by the General Court of the European Union, on appeal to a decision released by the OHIM. A trademark of a political party, the “Partito della libertà” (Freedom Party), had been registered with the OHIM  by Michela Vittoria Brambilla, an activist of the ... [Read All]

VAT identification number cannot be refused unless serious evidence of tax fraud danger

European Court of Justice, case C-527/11

Article Date: 13-03-2013
Categories: Business Law Typology: Case Law
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The case was referred to the CJEU by a Latvian Court. In the domestic proceedings, the applicant had challenged a decision of the VID, the Latvian Tax Authority, which had rejected his application for a VAT number. This had been requested for a newly incorporated limited liability company, of which ... [Read All]
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