Link exists between the marks due to their similarity, the strong reputation of “JOY,” and the related nature of the goods and services. – JOY vs. Joyful by nature

In the case T‑157/23, Kneipp GmbH filed an application for the EU word mark "Joyful by nature" on November 29, 2019. Jean Patou opposed this application, citing their earlier EU word mark "JOY," registered for various cosmetics and perfumery products in Class 3. The opposition was based on Articles 8(1)(b) and 8(5) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001, focusing on the reputation of "JOY."

Overall impression – Community Design – Puma vs. Fujian Daocheng Electronic Commerce

The General Court issued its judgment on May 8, 2024, in Case T-758/22. The case involved Puma SE as the applicant, the EUIPO as the defendant, and Fujian Daocheng Electronic Commerce Co. Ltd as the other party to the proceedings.

Hernández Martí Abogados Attends INTA Annual Conference in Atlanta

Hernández Martí Abogados proudly attended the International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Conference, which took place in Atlanta from May 18-22, 2024. This prestigious event provided a perfect platform for our team to engage in table topics, stay updated on the latest industry trends, and meet with clients.

9th MIPLC Alumni Conference on Intellectual Property and Competition Law

Hernandez Marti proudly attended the MIPLC Alumni Conference on April 20th in Munich.

FERTIUBER vs. UBER – Risk of Confusion

The judgment of the Provincial Court of Madrid dated January 25, 2024, addresses an intellectual property dispute between Fertilizantes 1968 S.L. and Uber Technologies Inc.

Author’s Rights Management Services in the European Union: Case C-10/22 between Liberi editori e autori and Jamendo SA

The decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on March 21, 2024, in case C-10/22, addresses a legal issue related to the management of author's rights and related rights in the context of Directive 2014/26/EU and other relevant EU provisions.

Authorization for Satellite Broadcasting of Protected Works is Only Required in the Member State of Origin of the Signal.  

Authorization for Satellite Broadcasting of Protected Works is Only Required in the Member State of Origin of the Signal.  

The CJEU clarifies the burden of proof in cases of exhaustion of trademark law within the EU.   

In case C-367/21 before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the Regional Court of Warsaw, Poland, makes a reference for a preliminary ruling in a dispute between Hewlett Packard Development Company LP (HP) and Senetic S.A., a computer equipment distribution company.

The Right of priority for Community Designs is limited to six months and does not include patent applications

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has issued a pivotal decision in the case involving The KaiKai Company Jaeger Wichmann GbR (KaiKai) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), clarifying the interpretation of the right of priority for the registration of Community designs.

Hernandez Marti Abogados Recognized in WTR 1000

We are proud to announce that Hernandez Marti Abogados has been distinguished in the WTR 1000. This guide is dedicating itself exclusively to trademark practice and identifying the foremost trademark professionals around the globe. The WTR 1000 has become the definitive resource for those seeking exceptional legal trademark expertise.

AIPPI Spring Meeting in Madrid

Hernandez Marti Abogados will be participating in the upcoming AIPPI Spring Meeting scheduled to take place in the vibrant city of Madrid on February 22nd and 23rd, 2024.


Visual Entidad de Gestión de Artistas Plásticos (VEGAP) files a lawsuit against the company PUNTA FA S.A. for infringement of intellectual property rights.