Piaggio, EU Intellectual Property Office cancels the registration of a Chinese scooter too similar to a Vespa model

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There Wasp of the group Piaggio it’s unique. L’European Union declared null on design registered by a Chinese company and used to produce scooters similar to the Vespa Primavera. The vehicles exhibited in the Milanese two-wheeler show Eicma 2019 (International motorcycle cycle and accessories exhibition) had been made to remove by the competent authorities of the Fair body on the initiative of Piaggio.

The ruling comes from the Invalidity division of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (Euipo): the registration was canceled, the Office stressed, since “unable to elicit a different general impression than the registered design “of the Vespa Primavera, highlighting that it represented one illicit attempt to reproduce his aesthetic friezes.

It is not the first time that the Pontedera group has waged such a battle. In the past two years, the company has managed to get over canceled 50 brands registered by third parties. Protected by the design registered by the group Piaggio in 2013, the Vespa Primavera is also defended by the three-dimensional mark relating to the Vespa scooter and by Copyright which protects the artistic value of the Vespa shape, an icon since 1946.

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