'P&G Prestige Beaute' Mark Doesn't Infringe: EU Court

Law360, New York (September 13, 2010, 7:35 PM EDT) -- A European court has ruled that the Procter & Gamble Co.'s trademark on the name “P&G Prestige Beaute” line of health and beauty products is not likely to confuse consumers familiar with the name of Italian cosmetics company Prestige Cosmetics SpA.

In a decision issued Monday, the General Court of the European Union annulled a decision by the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market, which found that the consumers would be confused by the similarity and refused to allow P&G to use it on certain...
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