Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 20 September 2007.
Benetton Group SpA v G-Star International BV.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Hoge Raad der Nederlanden - Netherlands.
Trade marks - Directive 89/104/EEC - Article 3(1)(e), third indent, and Article 3(3) - Sign - Shape which gives substantial value to goods - Use - Advertising campaigns - Attractiveness of a shape acquired prior to the date of application for registration on account of recognition of it as a distinctive sign.
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