Goldstar sandals additionally beat Birkenstock within the Supreme Court | EUROtoday

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The Italian footwear firm Rafting Goldstar wins the lengthy authorized battle began by the German large Birkenstock who for over 9 years has been asking courts throughout half of Europe to register the design of his mother and father' soles second as a trademark.

What put an finish to the matter, we learn in a observe from Rafting Goldstar, was the German Federal Court of Justicethe equal of the Italian Supreme Court, which held unfounded i procedural defects complained about by Birkenstock's newest enchantment, condemning it to pay the prices.

Birkenstock's makes an attempt to trademark the only design as model title of the manufacturing unit have been rejected, over time, by the courts of Germany, France, Benelux, Italy and by the European Court of Justice, which have all the time dominated in favor of Rafting Goldstar.

Below lrecord of courts dominated in favor of the Italian firm.

– September 2023: Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt (German Patent Office)