This book considers the effectiveness of well-known trade mark protection at an international level. It particularly considers EU trade mark law from Japanese perspectives, and provides a practical and critical overview of trade mark law in Japan, including the historical development of the law and the recent development on cases and policy. The book includes detailed coverage of the Japanese Unfair Competition Prevention Act, and contains the first systematic analysis of Japanese jurisprudence and legislative amendments of law in relation to well-known trade marks and unfair competition. The book goes on to comparatively analyse Japanese trade mark law alongside that of the European Community Trade Mark system. The book critically considers the difficulties in comprehensively defining a awell-known trade marka in the relevant international trade mark instruments. In breaking down the traditional definition of the awell-known trade marka, the book works to address existing theoretical ambiguities in the application of trade mark law.In addition to these Guidelines, there is a Trade Mark Manual called aThe Manual concerning proceedings before the Office for Harmonization in ... General Motors is cited as a significant exemplar; other relevant cases will be examined in the next chapter. .... is not an authorised dealer of Christian Dior in the Netherlands, Evora obtained the Dior products through parallel imports by Evora Als subsidiaries.
|Title||:||Well-Known Trade Marks|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-06-26|