GRANSTAR CASE SUMMARY
|Subject Heading:||I.F. Famous and Well-known Marks – Unfair Competition|
|Case Name and Citation:||
E.I DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY vs SAFA TARIM A.Ş. Case No. 2007/238; Decision No.2011/130 (3rd Istanbul Court of Intellectual and Industrial Rights, May 25,2011)
E.I DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
SAFA TARIM A.Ş
|Marks Associated with Goods/Services:||
Plaintiff's registered trademark GRANSTAR no.90479 covering class 05 and defendant’s trademark registration “GRANLAND” no: 2004 00353 covering class 05
|Nature of Case:||
Court action instituted for cancellation of defendant’s trademark registration no. 2004 00353 on the basis of its similarity and risk of confusion with plaintiff’s trademark and stopping and preventing the use of the trademark with the similar packages causing confusion among the consumer with plaintiff’s goods and constituting unfair competition.
|Overview of Decision and Ruling:||
*The plaintiff claiming that:
|Importance of Case:||
Although the trademarks are not confusingly similar, the Court has decided to stop and prevent the use of the defendant’s packages causing unfair competition.
|Contributing Firm:||Deris Attorneys At Law Partnership|