Articles de Presse


Court of appeal confirms cross-sectoral protection of BMW’s famous automotive mark in luxury real estate sector (World Trademark Review, 23.04.2019)

German car manufacturer BMW has been successful before the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg...


Success for BMW as German court bans rim manufacturer from imitating famous automotive trademarks (World Trademark Review, 11.04.2019)

Car manufacturer BMW has successfully prevented Finland-based rim manufacturer Oy from using signs similar to its world-famous automotive trademarks for car parts.


German court asserts that Chinese manufacturer violated BMW’s trademark rights (World Trademark Review Daily, 6.12.2018)

District Court of Hamburg finds that Ninebot’s MINI/Mini/mini electric scooter series violated BMW’s trademark rights


Scooter distributor violates BMW’s trademark rights by promoting a “Mini”/”mini”/”MINI” electronic scooter series (Trademark Lawyer Magazine, 3.12.2018)

There already is a “MINI” car on the market and it’s popular, so why not link it to our new “Mini” series of electronic scooters? And so they did.


BMW secures TM victory over Segway owner Ninebot (World Intellectual Property Review, 3.12.2018)

BMW, the owner of car brand Mini, has secured a court victory in Germany over the use of its trademarks in a promotional video for electric scooters.


Who is allowed to promote a MINI coffee machine and MINI XL-coffee pots? BMW German trademark decision (The Trademark Lawyer, 5.11.2018)

Car manufacturer BMW successfully challenged coffee retailer Tchibo’s use of the term “MINI” for coffee machines and coffee cups (Decision of the District Court of Frankfurt/Main of August 18, 2018, docket number 2-03 O 288/17)....