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Town’s name can be used as mineral water trade mark, EU court rules

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The name of the Bulgarian town Devin can be used as a trade mark for mineral water, the EU’s General Court concluded in an October 25 judgement, annulling a January 2016 decision by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) to cancel the trade mark it had granted the company Devin AD for soft drinks five years earlier.


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