Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 15 January 2009.
Silberquelle GmbH v Maselli-Strickmode GmbH.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Oberster Patent- und Markensenat - Austria.
Trade marks - Directive 89/104/EEC - Articles 10 and 12 - Revocation - Concept of ‘genuine use’ of a mark - Affixing the mark to promotional items - Distribution of such items free of charge to the purchasers of goods sold by the mark’s proprietor.
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