Margo Allaerts

Margo Allaerts is an associate of Baker & McKenzie CVBA/SCRL.

On appeal from the EUIPO Board of Appeal, the EU General Court has held that the slogan mark “IT’S LIKE MILK BUT MADE FOR HUMANS” is distinctive for foodstuff, including dairy substitutes. The inclusion of the word “but” called into question the commonly accepted idea that milk is a key element of the human diet; and thereby conveyed a message which is capable of setting off a cognitive process in the minds of the relevant…