When it comes to trade marks, it’s EASY – why EasyGroup got defeated by Easylife

Trade marks are easy like a Sunday morning, although less so if you’re the EasyGroup – the holding company which owns EasyJet and many other trademarks. It is fair to say that Stelios (who apparently remains as chairman of EasyGroup) …

Messi wins right to trademark his name after nine-year legal battle

No likelihood of confusion between footballer’s “Messi” figurative mark and earlier MASSI mark The European Court of Justice has published a press release summarising its decision in EUIPO v Messi Cuccittini (Joined cases C‑449/18 P et C‑474/18 P) EU:C:2020:722 (17 …