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Federal Administrative Court affirms likelihood of confusion between the trademarks “WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM” and “ZURICH ECONOMIC FORUM”

The Federal Administrative Court considered in a recent opposition proceeding that the registration of the trademark “ZURICH ECONOMIC FORUM” for the organisation and execution of conferences has to be revoked, due to likelihood of confusion with the earlier trademark “WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM”. The key factor in this assessment, which differed from that of the Institute of Intellectual Property (IPI)…

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The Swiss Supreme Court doesn’t think of “an apple” when it comes to computer games and jewelry

The Swiss Supreme Court reversed a decision held by the Federal Administrative Court in the trademark Apple case involving jewelry and videogames. According to the Swiss Supreme Court, APPLE can be protected as a trademark for jewelry (cl. 14) and electronic toys including computer games (cl. 28). The court finds that APPLE is one of the most well-known brands in the world. Thus, the average cons…



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