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Eversheds successfully represented Osaühing Aldar Eesti in a trademark dispute, ALKO ./. SuPerAlko, December 2015

Eversheds successfully represented Osaühing Aldar Eesti in a trademark dispute, ALKO ./. SuPerAlko, December 2015
  • Finland

    23-12-2015

    Eversheds Attorneys successfully represented Osaühing Aldar Eesti in a dispute concerning trademark infringement against Alko Oy. Alko Oy claimed that Osaühing Aldar Eesti’s SuPerAlko trademark infringe Alko Oy’s ALKO trademarks and trade name.

    The District Court of Helsinki confirmed that Alko had lost its right to prohibit Osaühing Aldar Eesti from using its commercial signs including the word “alko”. Furthermore, the District Court confirmed that Osaühing Aldar Eesti’s trademark SuPerAlko is known in Finland among the target group.

    Osaühing Aldar Eesti is a famous Estonian company which operates dozens of grocery and liquor stores all over Estonia. The company owns for example the Sadama Turg market hall as well as the SuPerAlko stores.

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