What a trademark is like everyone can see? but, is it so obvious indeed? Part III


Yet another kind of unconventional trademarks (namely, not the most common ones, such as word, word-figurative or figurative marks) is a mark being a pattern.

A trademark, which is a pattern, is a mark which consists exclusively of a set of regularly repeating pattern elements.

This is a new kind of trademark in the Polish Law on Industrial Property. A pattern trademark can also be applied for registration as a trademark of the European Union (EUTM) in the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

This kind of trademark can be destined for the marking of any kind goods or services ? but most frequently it is registered for such goods as: paper, fabrics, clothing, leatherware, jewelry, wallpapers, furniture, tiles, tires or building materials.

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