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Dr. Thomas Nietsch

Advising Factory X in relation to a trade mark infringement claim in the Federal Court of Australia brought against CupoNation GmbH. Factory X is the owner of Australian (word) trade mark no. 1168011 BLACK FRIDAY in classes 25 and 35 and also owns other brands such as Lisa Gorman and Black Friday. The Federal Court made orders restraining CupoNation from using the BLACK FRIDAY trade mark. The matter was closely followed by the retail sector in light of the annual BLACK FRIDAY sales event held in the U.S.
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