In this article for Intellectual Property Magazine, Julius Stobbs and Caspar Rebling comment on the recent Court of Justice decision in respect of German toy manufacturer Stieff's attempt to obtain trade mark protection for the position of a button on the ear of a teddy and what practical steps brand owners can take to protect such difficult and non-standard marks.
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