STORIES OF SUCCESS

Trademark of the deposit system – object of the dispute

For the majority of Lithuanian consumers quite well known deposit trademark  is safe – EU intellectual property organization (EUIPO) issued the decision that opposition of analogous system administrated by German company DPD Deutsche Pfandsystem GmbH was not justified. Despite the similarity of goods and services this trademark is not similar to German system’s trademark  because it consists of elements widely used in all Europe as symbols representing recycling of containers which in this case are even used in a different manner.