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O2 Holdings Ltd & Anor v Hutchison 3G UK Ltd (ECJ)

Trade mark - Infringement - Comparative advertising - Art 5, Trade Marks Directive – Art 3a(1), Comparative Advertising Directive – Reference to ECJ - Right to prevent use of sign identical or similar to registered mark — Whether extending to use of sign in comparative advertising

Case C-533/06; [2008] WLR (D) 193 - European Court of Justice

Judge President of Chamber Jann, Judges Tizzano, Borg Barthet, Ilešiè and Levits

O2 Holdings Ltd & Anor v Hutchison 3G Ltd (CA)

Trade marks - Infringement - Comparative advertising - Arts 5(1), 5(2), Trade Marks Directive - Comparative Advertising Directive - Defence - Purely descriptive use of mark - Whether requirement that use of mark indispensible to make comparative advertisement effective

[2006] EWCA Civ 1656; [2007] RPC 16 - Court of Appeal

Judge Mummery and Jacob LJJ, Sir Christopher Staughton