Better right to trade mark Nefertiti

Trade mark

The company Jazzklubben Nefertiti AB in Gothenburg filed for bankruptcy in April 2020 and the business was purchased by Nef Swe AB (Nef), in order to save the legendary music venue Nefertiti in Gothenburg. The purchase agreement included a lease agreement for the venue as well as all intellectual property of the company, including two […]

Matek and Länsförsäkringar in proceeding at the EU Court of Justice

Matek LF Litigation

As previously reported, the Estonian wooden house producer Matek succeeded in a trade mark dispute against Länsförsäkringar in Svea Court of Appeal (see press release dated 09/06 2014). By the Svea Court of Appeal’s judgement, dated 3 June 2014, the Court decided that Matek was free to use its trademark in Sweden (see Judgement T […]

Matek’s brand not confusable with Länförsäkringar’s brand

Matek LF Litigation

In December 2011, Länförsäkringar applied to prohibit the Estonian manufacturer of timber frame houses, Matek’s, use of its brand in Sweden. Länsförsäkringar suggested that Matek’s line of business was identical or similar with the operations that Länsförsäkringar’s European trade mark was registered within. Therefore, Länförsäkringar implied that it was a risk of confusion between the […]