DE/CTM: Difficulties in Registering Non-Traditional TMs

By Dr. Klaus Lodigkeit, Lodigkeit Rechtsanwälte, Germany Three-dimensional trademarks Three-dimensional marks are popular, as they make it possible to protect the shape of a product in a three-dimensional way. Protecting the shape, i.e. the design of a product, is also possible by getting a design patent. This option has disadvantages though, as protection can only […]