The company Roshen, founded by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, has lost in the European court of justice dispute with the Moscow factory “Red October” on the registration of EU trademarks of caramel “neck Cancer” called Crabs. The decision published on the court’s website.
Ukrainian company required to pay costs in this case. The trial lasted from 2013. Roshen had intended to sell candies under the English name in the EU. However, the court came to the conclusion that the product Сrab identical “Cancer cervix”, and the graphic design of the brand is not enough different from trademarks, previously used, and therefore may introduce consumer confusion.
Earlier, on February 12, Roshen said that is the sole owner of the entire series of trade marks “Kyiv cake”. This happened after the company in February 2018 has filed a lawsuit against Auchan for the use of the name of the cake.
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