When are Complementary Goods Similar? Waterford Wedgwood Plc v Assembled Investments (Proprietary) Ltd

(2010) 1 South African Law Journal 51-58

Posted: 14 Apr 2016

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

This note discusses the May 2009 decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Waterford Wedgwood plc v Assembled Investments (Proprietary) Ltd (reported as case C-398/07 P, [2009] ECR 00, OJ C 153 (4 July 2009) 6) under art 8(1)(b) of the Council Regulation (EC) No 40/94 on the community trade mark ((1994) OJ L 11/1 as amended).

Keywords: Complementary goods, Trade mark, ECJ, South Africa

Suggested Citation

Ncube, Caroline B., When are Complementary Goods Similar? Waterford Wedgwood Plc v Assembled Investments (Proprietary) Ltd (2010). (2010) 1 South African Law Journal 51-58. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2758579

Caroline B. Ncube (Contact Author)

University of Cape Town ( email )

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Rondebosch 7701
South Africa

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