DLA Piper: 'Genuine use' of a trademark - does OMEL/ONEL make it any clearer?

By John Wilks and Claire Bailey A judgment has been handed down this week by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the ONEL/OMEL case. Trademark owners should take note that use of a European community trademark in a single EU Member State will not preclude the owner from arguing 'genuine...

Do You Consider Hyperlinking to Be Copyright Infringement? The Question Has Come Up in Europe

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has been asked to provide a ruling on how EU copyright law applies to hyperlinks. Late last year, a Swedish court asked the CJEU : If anyone other than the holder of copyright in a certain work supplies a clickable link to the work on his website...