Everyone - at least once in his life - has heard about “Black Friday”. Did you know it was a trademark? Such marks, which use has become more and more widespread, are subject to changes and vulnerable to cancellation and that’s what happened with a German company.
Michael Frank, one of our specialized lawyer, talks about this particular case history focusing on all the issues related on the registration of common terms, and the role played by Brandstock in front of the DPMA (Deutsches Patent - und Markenamt - Startseite). The article ends with an in-depth analysis of the “Super Friday” trademark.
If you’d like to read the article - which has been published on WIPR - you can click the button down below. It’s free of charge!