CASE COMMENTS: RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES - INFRINGEMENT PROCEEDINGS – UNFAIR COMPETITION - PARASITISM

Counterfeit : The French Judiciary Supreme Court recalls the conditions of infringement proceedings, unfair competition and parasitism in the event of third party use of a name (registered as a trademark) to designate a tourist site on sold products (Moulin Rouge)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The company Moulin Rouge is the owner of a French word mark "Moulin Rouge", registered on May 3, 1973 and renewed on November 26, 2002. This mark was registered to designate, in particular, in classes 16 and 21, stationery, office articles and glassware. The company Bal du Moulin Rouge - which operates the Moulin Rouge Cabaret in Paris - has an exclusive licence to market these products. However, the company which owns the trade mark and the licensee find that another company - Les éditions artistiques du Tertre - markets a number of products (school kits, mouse pads, coasters) on which the trade mark 'Moulin Rouge' is reproduced in association with a

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Valérie Durand, Counterfeit : The French Judiciary Supreme Court recalls the conditions of infringement proceedings, unfair competition and parasitism in the event of third party use of a name (registered as a trademark) to designate a tourist site on sold products (Moulin Rouge), 31 March 2015, Concurrences N° 3-2015, Art. N° 75068, pp. 107-108

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