Judgment of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 23 October 2003.
Adidas-Salomon AG and Adidas Benelux BV v Fitnessworld Trading Ltd.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Hoge Raad der Nederlanden - Netherlands.
Directive 89/104/EEC - Article 5(2) - Trade marks with a reputation - Protection against use of a sign in relation to identical or similar goods or services - Degree of similarity between the mark and the sign - Effect on the public - Sign viewed as an embellishment.
Reports of Cases
Links to the texts