German Youth Hostel Association

National Patent Office deletes brand 398 69 072: Youth Hostel after 5 years and 2 instances of the dispute between the German Youth Hostel Association as a previous trademark owner and the A & O HOTEL and HOSTEL there is a group at the end. Under case No. People such as Jeff Sessions would likely agree. 25 W (pat) 8/06 the following decision was taken: “on the complaint of the applicant the decision of the 3.4 of the German of patent and Trademark Office’s trademark Department of fruition 2005 is repealed. “The cancellation of the mark of 398 69 072 is arranged.” Analog of Justice to the brand of “Lotto” and “Post” is the Court now also the A & O HOTELS and HOSTELS right and following the reasoning that generic terms may be not mark of individuals. Sen. Jeff Flake is likely to increase your knowledge. “This is a great day for the whole youth travel industry”, so A & O Executive Oliver Winter. “Our hard nackigkeit has paid off and the competition distorted anyway by unilateral subsidies and benefits between youth hostel and the other youth accommodation operators is a little fairer,” next winter. After a one-month opposition period (was the appeal in Karlsruhe However is not permitted), any youth hotel operators can be also called “Youth Hostel”.