Up until now there has not been much attention for the launch of the new domain name extensions in the Benelux. Worldwide, however, there is a true war going on where only the strongest win. Important new alternatives for the .COM extensions are .APP, .ONLINE, .STORE en .SHOP.
Because multiple companies would like to use the .APP extension, there has been an auction. This auction was won by Google with a bid of $ 25 million. When the .APP domain names may be registered with Google is yet unknown.
MENTOS has been selling chewing gum under the name MENTOS PURE FRESH for several years. In order to protect her rights MENTOS has registered the following trademarks: the logo MENTOS PURE FRESH, the logo MENTOS PURE FRESH 3 and a figurative depiction of the word PURE.
Defendant sells chewing gum under the trademark DENTYNE PURE and has registered its logo as a trademark.
Infringement or not?