Article 42(2) and (3) refer to all international marks that have effect in a Member State

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IPPT20131212, CJEU, Rivella v BHIM

TRADE MARK LAW

 

Term ‘earlier national trade mark’ (article 42 of Regulation 207/2009) refers to all marks that have effect in a Member State, irrespective of the national or international registration

 

"37. The ‘earlier national trade marks’ referred to in article 42(3) of Regulation 207/2009 must be understood as including marks that have effect in a Member State, irrespective of the national or international level at which they are registered."

 

IPPT20131212, CJEU, Rivella v BHIM

 

C-445/12 P - ECLI:EU:C:2013:826