Preliminary injunction issued for the issuance of European certificates of conformity for face masks under infringing sign

On 17 July 2020 the Alicante Commercial Court 1, acting as the European Union Trademark (EUTM) Court 1, granted an ex parte preliminary injunction, which had been filed by the German association Tüv Markenverbund, EV (TÜV) against Tuv-World ECC Certification Service, SL (Tuv-World) for infringement of its EUTM for the distinctive sign TÜV.