EUIPO declares trademark Banksy invalid

EUIPO declares trademark Banksy invalid

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) issued a decision on 20 May 2021, regarding a trademark of famous street artist Banksy – see below the work Banksy had registered as a trademark. The applicant held that the trademark right was invalid under...
The Art Law Review

The Art Law Review

Gert-Jan van den Bergh, Martha Visser and Auke van Hoek have written a chapter in the publication The Art Law Review, part of the authoritative legal series The Law Reviews. In the chapter, the Art Law section of Bergh Stoop & Sanders provides an up to date...
WILL THIS FALSE MONDRIAN LEAD TO REPUTATIONAL DAMAGE?

WILL THIS FALSE MONDRIAN LEAD TO REPUTATIONAL DAMAGE?

(Photo: Museum Bozar) A lost Mondrian turned up at the Stedelijk Museum, but was later unmasked as a copy. A lot of questions about the real artist remain unanswered, as well as the question of when the work will reappear elsewhere. What does this mean for the...