Krispy Kreme embroiled in doughnut war

Krispy Kreme embroiled in doughnut war

Panrico SA, owner of the four earlier Spanish and Portuguese trade marks (as depicted below) was unsuccessful in its application to invalidate HDN Development Corporation’s registration of the ‘Krispy Kreme DOUGHNUTS logo (as depicted above) as a Community Trade Mark (“CTM”) in the EU. The Board of Appeal (OHIM) (the “Board”) first considered the likelihood […]