CJEU Opens the Door to Store Layout Trade Mark Registration

    October 2014

    SMD County Index, an online trademark practitioner’s guide, republished Squire Patton Boggs’ Intellectual Property & Technology Blog post written by partner Florian Traub and professional support lawyer Gillian Dennis. In the post, Florian and Gillian expand on the implications of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) ruling for Apple Inc. that it is possible to register the layout of a retail store as a trade mark for retail services.

    The full article is available online.