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Miley Cyrus ‘came in like a wrecking ball’: the American pop star succeeds in registering her name as an EU trade mark.

Antoniou, Alexandros (2021) 'Miley Cyrus ‘came in like a wrecking ball’: the American pop star succeeds in registering her name as an EU trade mark.' Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, 16 (10). pp. 1032-1034. ISSN 1747-1532

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Abstract

General Court, T–368/20, Smiley Miley, Inc. v European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), EU:T:2021:372 The article analyses the decision in Smiley Miley v EUIPO, in which the General Court held that the American singer-songwriter and actress Miley Cyrus was entitled to use her name as a trade mark. It considers the importance of this ruling in relation to the protection afforded to public figures of international recognition through trade marks in the EU.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Source info: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Volume 16, Issue 10, October 2021, Pages 1032–1034, https://doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpab138
Uncontrolled Keywords: Intellectual property; Trade marks; Celebrities; Public figures
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2021 15:20
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2022 21:35
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/31449

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