Largest football club in Romania loses its brand in court

Romania’s High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ) ruled against Becali’s football club in a case in which the Army’s Sports Club, which is also called “Steaua Bucuresti” asked the court to cancel the registration of the Steaua Bucharest Football Club, which was made in January 2004, at the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks – OSIM.

Country: Romania

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Judicial

Tags: trademark, State Office for Inventions and Trademarks, Gigi Becali, Army Sport Club Steaua Bucuresti, Steaua Bucuresti, Romanian Ministry of Defence, High Court of Cassation and Justice, Romania supreme court, football club, brand loss

Posted on Thursday 4 December 2014

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