This spring Ellen Streekstra and Tanja Oosterman joined Abcor. Ellen has been active as a trademark attorney for 20 years. She gained a lot of experience at various trademark agencies, including Bouma, Bakker & Verkuijl and Kneppelhout & Korthals. She also worked as an in-house attorney for several years at Berggruen Group, where she managed the trademark portfolio of German department store Karstadt. Tanja has worked as a paralegal for various trademark agencies over the past 10 years. Ellen and Tanja will focus on SME and our international practice.
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?