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Trademarks
2.
What constitutes a trademark?
2.1
What types of designations or other identifiers may serve as trademarks under the law?
 
Denmark
A registered trademark may consist of any character – in particular, words, including personal names, or images, letters, numbers, colours, the shape of a product or its packaging, sounds, motion, patterns and similar.

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2.2
What are the requirements for a designation or other identifier to function as a trademark?
 
Denmark
A relevant designation or other identifier will be capable of functioning as a trademark as long as it is suitable to distinguish the holder’s goods or services from those of others, and can be reproduced in the Trademark Register in a way that enables the competent authorities and the public to determine the scope of trademark protection.

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2.3
What types of designations or other identifiers are ineligible to function as trademarks?
 
Denmark
There are no standard designations or other identifiers which per se are considered as ineligible to function as trademarks. Accordingly, assessment shall be made on a case-by-case basis to check whether a given designation or other identifier fulfils the abovementioned criteria to function as a trademark.

For more information about this answer please contact: Christina Type Jardorf from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab