EU High Court Adviser Weighs In On L'Oreal IP Suit

Law360, New York (February 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Signaling a possible win for trademark owners, an adviser for Europe's highest court suggested Tuesday that European law prevents companies from gaining an unfair economic advantage by making products that imitate a well-known trademark belonging to another company, regardless of whether the trademark owner suffers any harm.

Advocate General Mengozzi — an intellectual property expert whose opinion is not binding but often indicates how the court will rule — provided the European Court of Justice with his take on four questions that the British Court of...
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