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As a matter of principle, the existence of a severable English goodwill attached to a place of business in this country is not the basis of a right to complain of passing off in this country. 20 The second and third claimants own and operate restaurants at hotels in Lisbon and Madeira, called respectively Ristorante Hotel Cipriani and Ristorante Villa Cipriani. In 1972 Giuseppe Senior and Arrigo sold Locanda Cipriani to a company (SFIP) which belonged to Arrigo’s sister Carla and her husband Giovanni Brass. You also agree to refrain, and to see to it that every member of your family refrains, for a period of five years from today, from starting new businesses with the name ‘Cipriani’, or new businesses that are apt to divert customers from the Company or Hotel Villa Cipriani, except with our consent. The approach which I have set out at A above is not open to me as there is binding authority to the effect that the basis of plaintiffs’ claim must be a goodwill locally situate in England; but. These exceptions to the first claimant's exclusivity proved nothing in favour of the defendants. 256. Referring to older cases, he said that the critical questions, until the Crazy Horse case, had always been (a) the use of the name in this country and (b) the presence of customers here (page 52). That was held not to be an adequate basis for a passing-off claim. The defendant’s use of its full name was held to be within s.11(1)(a) and therefore not an infringement of the trade mark. The third claimant, Island Hotel (Madeira) Ltd, owned and operated the Ristorante Villa Cipriani at the Reid's Palace Hotel in Madeira. Situé sur l'île de Giudecca, à cinq minutes de route du quai privé de la place Saint-Marc, le Belmond Hotel Cipriani fait honneur à la réputation de la Sérénissime. This in turn depended on whether the first claimant could have restrained the defendants from using the word in England by virtue of its own prior rights. It is probable that direct bookings were being made from the UK by April 1996 and more so by April 2004 (paras.49-50). They argued that that either the judge's finding of goodwill on the part of the first claimant was wrong because there was no sufficient business activity or connection in this country, or his failure to find goodwill on the part of the Cipriani group was wrong because he applied the wrong legal test as regards goodwill. In that case Céline SA was set up as a company before 1945, carried on business in Paris creating and marketing clothes and accessories, and had a French registered trade mark Céline for clothes and shoes. So the foreign business has goodwill here if English residents are prepared to go to it (literally or figuratively) to avail themselves of its services, or if the availability of those services abroad is a material factor in their travelling to wherever the services can be acquired or experienced.”. 343, Ch.D. In 1975 the Guinness family sold it to the CIGA hotel group, and later it was sold to the Starwood hotel group who now run it as part of the Sheraton chain. He found that it did not by itself answer the question what form of activity on the part of the plaintiff is required before it can be said that he has a business here to which goodwill can attach. The defendants attack the validity of both the Cipriani registrations. Its style is said to be based on that of Harry’s Bar and, in that respect, to be similar to the various Cipriani restaurants in New York (other than the Rainbow Room). The defendants contend that the use of the name Cipriani for the Restaurant constitutes the use by the first defendant of “his own name”, and is therefore covered by this defence. The defendants have not disclosed any advice that was taken. The issue is the same as for the Cipriani CTM, though by reference to the later date of the application in 2006. ([67],[69]). He pointed out that the basis of the Crazy Horse decision, that business activity other than merely advertising was necessary, was not fatal to The Hit Factory Inc, because that company had English customers which placed their business with it and who were invoiced in this country. Athletes’ Foot Marketing Associates Inc (The) v Cobra Sports Ltd [1980] R.P.C. The nature of the use which constitutes the alleged infringement is plainly relevant, as the judge held at para.158.) It has no independent existence apart from the business to which it is attached. Situé sur l'île de Giudecca, à cinq minutes de route du quai privé de la place Saint-Marc, le Belmond Hotel Cipriani fait honneur à la réputation de la Sérénissime. 43 Harry’s Dolci did not have a significant reputation in the UK in 1996 or 2004, and there is no evidence of any bookings for it made from the UK (para.53). H otel Villa Cipriani features 27 rooms and suites divided between the Villa and the Casa Giardino, all stylishly furnished with pieces of local craftsmanship. It seems to me that the explanation for the difference is that using an established trading name may well satisfy the test of honest use, whereas to adopt a new corporate or trading name for a new business which conflicts with an existing registered trade mark is unlikely to do so. Fifthly, it is sufficient for goodwill to exist in the United Kingdom that the claimant has customers or ultimate consumers for his goods here, and for this purpose it is immaterial whether the claimant (a) has some branch here or (b) trades directly with customers here without having any physical presence in the jurisdiction (for example, by mail order) or (c) trades through intermediaries such as importers and distributors (provided that the circumstances are not such that the goodwill is owned by the intermediary) …, 217. It is not, however, an exactly accurate rendering of what was said in IRC v Muller’s Margarine. British guests accounted for approximately 30% of total room nights in the years from April 2000 to March 2007. As regards prior use of the Cipriani mark in Europe (use in New York being irrelevant to a CTM), there had only been the limited use in connection with Harry’s Bar and its associated businesses, including putting the word on the windows, and the exclusive restaurant, in effect private and to all intents and purposes unknown in the UK, in Sardinia. That being so, and notwithstanding that argument was presented to us on the point as it had been before the judge, I do not need to say more than that I consider that the judge was correct to find in favour of the first claimant on this claim, for the reasons that he gave. The sign on the windows was CIPRIANI LONDON with the word CIPRIANI above, and in noticeably larger font than, the word LONDON. In the light of all of the above considerations, the answer to the question referred must be that the unauthorised use by a third party of a company name, trade name or shop name which is identical to an earlier mark in connection with the marketing of goods which are identical to those in relation to which that mark was registered constitutes use which the proprietor of that mark is entitled to prevent in accordance with Art.5(1)(a) of the Directive, where the use is in relation to goods in such a way as to affect or be liable to affect the functions of the mark. If he had been consulted about the trade mark position, which I doubt, he would have been bound to tell Arrigo that advice should be sought from a lawyer or attorney specialising in European trade mark law. He said that the existence and extent of the plaintiff’s reputation and goodwill in every case is a question of fact, however it may be proved and whatever it is based on. 31, CA. This export business was brought to an end when the Singapore government imposed import duty on toothbrushes. The third defendant (third appellant), Cipriani International SA, (“CI”) was a Luxembourg corporation which had licensed CGS to use the name Cipriani. It is for the national court to carry out an overall assessment of all the relevant circumstances in order to assess, more specifically, whether Céline SARL can be regarded as unfairly competing with Céline SA (see, to that effect, Anheuser-Busch, para.84). Whatever test might be applied to determine whether a business supplying services abroad which had a reputation in England also had goodwill in England, the defendants had not satisfied it. The defendants submitted that it was not sufficient to generate goodwill in the United Kingdom that a foreign service provider had customers in the jurisdiction. 120 As for the New York Cipriani restaurants, despite some slight reputation in England, they failed to prove any significant English custom at the relevant time. The likely objection would not be too broad nor would it be unjustified, subject only to the question of the own name defence. Many UK consumers reading or hearing a reference to “Cipriani” in the context of hotel or restaurant services would assume this to be a reference to the hotel unless the context indicated otherwise (para.45). Passing off is a common law tort or civil wrong. There is no inconsistency between this interpretation of the first part of clause 3.1 and the third part, which gives SOP additional protection during the five year period.”. Set on Giudecca Island, a five-minute ride by private launch from St Mark’s Square, Belmond Hotel Cipriani captures everything La Serenissima is famed for. By April 2004 the only restaurant in Europe which was run under the Cipriani name (outside Venice) was that in Sardinia which had no reputation in the UK, let alone goodwill. Cipriani Punta del Este, Uruguay The new complex, designed by Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly, will include the faithful reconstruction of the emblematic San Rafael hotel, preserving the original design and complementing it with beautiful residences, restaurants, spa, pools, casino, theatre, commercial retail and a serviced beach club. 48 Mr Thorley also relied on the use of the name Cipriani by Harry’s Bar and related establishments in Venice, as well as the connection with the family which he said was well-known. There was therefore no particular reason to suppose that the first claimant's intentions in applying for registration included any intention to prevent the Cipriani family from using the mark. 113 In the present case, Arnold J. reviewed the cases, including Pete Waterman, and summarised the position in six propositions of which I need only quote from the fifth and sixth: “216. He had not erred in holding that the application had not made in bad faith and that the registration was therefore valid. The New York restaurants had some reputation in the UK but no substantial goodwill had been proved in respect of them. 36 If the claim under the Cipriani CTM is effective, passing-off does not matter. Since on the facts of that case there could be no question of the goodwill extending outside Germany, it would be surprising if the case were authority in relation to the situation where there is a significant international element to the trading and the custom. None of these four is now under common or connected ownership. The dispute is about two issues: The defendants challenge the validity of the registration on the absolute ground afforded by Art.51(b): “where the applicant was acting in bad faith when he filed the application for the trade mark”. 32 As regards the UK registration, on which the claimants do not base a claim for infringement, the first issue is whether that registration too was obtained by bad faith, relying on s.3(6) of the Trade Marks Act 1994. For my part I agree with him that the application was not made in bad faith and that the registration is therefore valid. It also holds UK trade marks in respect of the same word and phrase and for the same goods and services. Dillon L.J. 2 Hotel Cipriani Srl is the holder of Community Trade Marks in respect of the word Cipriani and the phrase Hotel Cipriani in respect of goods and services including in particular hotels, restaurants, bars and catering. It forms part of an exclusive club called the Billionnaire Club. 46 As regards the Cipriani restaurants in New York, the judge said that they had been popular with international celebrities at least since 2000, and this led to exposure in the British media and to a reputation in the UK, the extent of which he found difficult to judge. Proceedings were threatened in January 2005. For the same reason a trade name, other than its own name, newly adopted by a company, cannot avail it. It was not a case in which reasonable efforts had been made to avoid confusion. The second defendant (second appellant), Giuseppe Cipriani (“GC”) was the sole director of CGS. 86 The only issue as regards the UK trade mark is whether it was invalidly registered, either as having been applied for in bad faith, or because of prior rights under s.5(4)(a). It was not a case of a company which had both a formal name and a separate trading name, and sought to use the latter rather than the former. The defendants in turn sought an injunction to stop the plaintiffs from selling beer as Budweiser unless it was brewed by the defendants or otherwise originated from the town of Budweis. It succeeded in its opposition as regards the Cipriani Service mark, and as regards the Cipriani Food mark it was able to secure that the registration was limited to certain foodstuffs. Alternatively, the defendants rely on Art.12(a) of the CTMR: “A community trade mark shall not entitle the proprietor to prohibit a third party from using in the course of trade: Provided he uses them in accordance with honest practices in industrial or commercial matters.”. 58 A CTM does not entitle the proprietor to prohibit a third party from using in the course of trade his own name or address, provided that the third party uses them in accordance with honest practices in industrial or commercial matters: see Art.12(a) of the CTMR. How does the matter stand when one is considering not goods but services? The trade mark infringement claim is based on the Cipriani CTM alone. Once the Hong Kong Company had abandoned that part of its former business that consisted in manufacturing toothbrushes for export to and sale in Singapore it ceased to have any proprietary right in Singapore which was entitled to protection in any action for passing-off brought in the courts of that country.”. ([122]), H46 (19) The judge had been correct in his conclusion that the claim in passing off succeeded, and in rejecting the defendants’ contention that there was not only concurrent reputation but also concurrent goodwill in England and Wales, in the CIPRIANI mark at the relevant time. Since I do not accept that argument, these criticisms are not apposite. 76 More generally, Mr Thorley submitted that if the first defendant had a defence to the passing-off claim, then it would also be able to rely on the own name defence. Premises were found (part of those still used) and the bar was opened in May 1931. Les clients amateurs de luxe sont ravis du petit-déjeuner gratuit. The judge granted an interim injunction pending trial. 5 By the claim, the claimants seek injunctions restraining the defendants from using the name Cipriani in relation to the Restaurant, on the basis of infringement of their Community Trade Mark for the word Cipriani (I refer to this as “the Cipriani CTM”, and to a Community Trade Mark in general as “CTM”), and also under s.56 of the Trade Marks Act 1994, which provides protection for well-known marks, and on the basis of passing-off. The first defendant’s use of the name protected by the Cipriani CTM has to be justified by reference to its circumstances, not those of any other person. 4 The Restaurant opened in April 2004. Secondly, if it is, why is that which the defendants can show not sufficient (as the judge held)? 7 The case came to trial before Arnold J. in October and November 2008. There was no indication that it had adopted any of these words or phrases as a trading name, in the way in which WRA (Guns) Ltd had adopted the trading name William R. Asprey Esq. It gives no right to any monetary remedy. for the appellants put his arguments about passing-off at the forefront of his case. On the Giudecca there is another bar and restaurant called Harry’s Dolci, opened by Arrigo in 1983. The application of the words “locally situate” would then present a different question, requiring, I should think, a different answer. 17 Since 1985 there have been several restaurants in New York under the Cipriani name, operated through a number of corporate entities by Arrigo and Giuseppe. Popular now. It too attracted famous visitors and was up-market. 84 I also agree with the judge that the own name defence is of no assistance to the Second or the third defendant in respect of their accessory liability for the first defendant’s infringement. Before I discuss that decision, by Sir Nicolas Browne-Wilkinson VC, I will mention three older cases. It was redeveloped and opened under the name Hotel Villa Cipriani in 1962. Les chambres de l'Hotel Cipriani sont équipées d'une télévision à écran plat, d'une climatisation et d'un minibar. Bookings for rooms in their hotels were frequently made from the UK, through an office which the plaintiff maintained in London or via travel agencies. This would not (normally) be a determinative factor, but I cannot accept that it is irrelevant. The plaintiff owned, ran and promoted a chain of hotels in the USA and elsewhere, but not including any hotel in the UK. The amount of confusion which can be tolerated is a question of degree – only if objectively what he does, in all the circumstances, amounts to unfair competition, will there also be infringement. Contact Andrew Harper Travel to book this hotel as part of your next vacation. 101 In that case, the contest was between the makers of an American beer under that name, as plaintiffs, and the makers of a beer in Czechoslovakia at a town formerly known by the German name Budweis. The first defendant did not contend that this use gave it rights under s.5(4)(a) if it amounted to infringement of the Cipriani CTM (or passing-off). They used Cipriani on its own, and no steps were taken, even after the claimants’ objection, to prevent or correct the use of the abbreviation by third parties, in the media or otherwise. held that the plaintiffs could not show that at the relevant time (in 1973) they had already acquired goodwill in this country from the marketing of their beer in this country, on the basis that sales on American bases were an extension of the plaintiffs’ American market, not a market with the public in this country. H23 The only ground of attack on the validity of the CTM was that the application had been made in bad faith. Thus, while the defendants accept that knowledge of the Cipriani CTM is a relevant factor (though generally, even absent actual knowledge such as was found as a fact here, knowledge would be imputed), they argued that the third party would be aware of the proprietor’s mark but might well believe that he has the right to use the mark as well. Between 1986 and 2003, Arrigo also operated a café at the Palazzo Grassi, as an adjunct to the exhibitions put on there. It had also been promoted by OEHG in particular by cross-promotion with other hotels and with the Orient Express train service. said at para.44 that the own name defence did not apply because the name used was not the name of the defendant company, but an abbreviation or adaptation of that name. The hotel was often referred to, in both written and oral use, as simply “Cipriani” or (more commonly) “the Cipriani”. Since then the plaintiff had not manufactured any toothbrushes for export to Singapore, it did not carry on any business in Singapore itself, and it had no intention of resuming its former trade. 3.3 We agree to use our best efforts to insure that in future the current outstanding quality of services offered by the Company and the Hotel Villa Cipriani to their respective clienteles is preserved.”. 364, Ch.D. It specialises in simple, traditional Italian food. That did not apply to sales staff introducing themselves as being from “Premier”, “Premier Luggage” or “Premier Luggage Company”. H18 The claimants also contended that the mark CIPRIANI was a well-known trade mark within the meaning of s.56 of the Trade Marks Act 1994 and sought an injunction under that section to restrain the defendants’ use of the marks CIPRIANI and CIPRIANI LONDON as such use was likely to cause confusion. 40 The position was much the same in respect of Locanda Cipriani, though its reputation was less extensive and its clientele smaller than Harry’s Bar and the Hotel Cipriani: paras.34 and 35. On that basis he held that the first claimant had proved that it had not merely a substantial reputation but also a valuable goodwill in this jurisdiction in respect of the name Cipriani. 49 The Restaurant has the words Cipriani London on the windows, but the former word is above, and in a noticeably larger font than, the latter. H28 (1) The judge had held that the use of the name Cipriani by the Restaurant was likely to mislead a substantial number of members of the public into believing that the Restaurant was run by, or connected in the course of business with, the Hotel Cipriani. Learn more about Belmond Hotel Cipriani: To learn more visit their website or call +(39) 041-240-801. As regards monetary remedies, the claimants have elected for an account of profits, and the taking of the account is under way. The application for the CTM was filed on 1 April 1996 and the CTM was registered on 9 July 1998. It is, however, understood that you and your successors in interest may continue to use the name ‘Cipriani’ for the Locanda Cipriani in Torcello. Set on Giudecca Island, Belmond Hotel Cipriani offers stunning views of Venice Lagoon and the Doge's Palace. ([86]), H41 (14) The judge had been correct to find that the claimants’ CIPRIANI mark was a well-known mark entitled to the protection of s.56 of the Trade Marks Act 1994. On that basis, subject to two points, what the defendant is doing infringes the first claimant’s rights under Art.9(1)(a) of the CTM Regulation (CTMR) (or, to give it its official name, Council Regulation of 20 December 1993 on the Community Trade Mark, 40/94/EEC). 14 In 1953 Giuseppe Senior bought some undeveloped land on the Giudecca in Venice. Cipriani S.A. is an Italian hotel and leisure company domiciled in Luxembourg that owns and operates luxury restaurants and clubs around the world including Harry's Bar in Venice and formerly the Rainbow Room in New York City. There are other companies connected with the defendants, and referred to by the defendants as being parts of the Cipriani group of companies, but for present purposes it is unnecessary to mention them. If so, the rule that a company can only rely on its corporate name is not absolute. 70 Mr Thorley submitted that the relevance of a trading name is established by the recent decision of the ECJ in Céline Sarl v Céline SA Case C-17/06 [2007] E.C.R. ([85]), H40 (13) The only issue as regards the UK trade mark was whether it was invalidly registered, either as having been applied for in bad faith, or because of prior rights under s.5(4)(a) of the Trade Marks Act 1994. 39 The judge held that Harry’s Bar has been a famous institution with an international reputation for many years, including in the UK (para.28). He gave permission to appeal on all points other than findings of primary fact, and though he granted injunctions he stayed their effect on terms pending the appeal. The issues had to be determined on the footing that the goodwill of Hotel Cipriani in England was exclusive as against the defendants, even though it was not, or might not be, exclusive as against Hotel Villa Cipriani or Locanda Cipriani. 413 at 462: “How far is it an essential ingredient of a successful claim in passing-off that the plaintiff should have established in this country a business in which his goods or services are sold to the general public on the open market?”, 103 Having referred to the judge’s findings of fact, and to the argument for the defendants that the plaintiffs had no business here and therefore no goodwill in any relevant sense, he stated the question as being whether the plaintiffs’ reputation, associated with a beer which, for practical purposes, nobody could buy here, constituted a goodwill in any relevant sense (page 464). It does not carry on any business at premises in the UK but the business which it does carry on in Venice has an international reputation. I-691, [2004] R.P.C. He argued that the passing-off claim cannot be made out because the parties (he said) enjoy concurrent goodwill (together also with the owners of Locanda Cipriani and Hotel Villa Cipriani) in the mark Cipriani in respect of restaurants in this jurisdiction. 581, (which I call the Crazy Horse case) in which the proprietor of the Crazy Horse Saloon in Paris sought to restrain the carrying on of a business in London under the same name. Ce site Web est protégé par reCAPTCHA et la politique de confidentialité et les conditions d'utilisation de Google s'appliquent. 44 Cipriani Catering was established by Arrigo in Venice at some time between 1984 and 1989, but it had no reputation in the UK in 1996 or 2004 (para.54). Long considered one of the leading luxury hotels of the world, its room rates begin at USD $1,400 per night. The agreement is effective throughout the USA but not beyond. It was known as Caffetteria di Palazzo Grassi dell’ Harry’s Bar, or just as the Caffetteria di Palazzo Grassi. No doubt there was an express or implied term of the same kind when the Hotel Villa Cipriani was sold to the CIGA group. The claim failed at all levels. That, therefore, could not justify a finding of goodwill in England in relation to the CIPRIANI mark. The defendant was acquired to be used for importing luggage and travel goods, to be sold to the same retailers. 33 Secondly, it is attacked on relative grounds under s.5(4)(a) of the 1994 Act: “A trade mark shall not be registered if, or to the extent that, its use in the United Kingdom is liable to be prevented-, (a) by virtue of any rule of law (in particular, the law of passing off) protecting an unregistered trade mark or other sign used in the course of trade.”. 71 It does not seem to me that these observations provide any assistance, even indirect, as to what does or does not amount to an “own name” in the present context, even though the court did, at para.21, refer to the distinction between a company name and a trade or shop name. Copy link. For full access to this pdf, sign in to an existing account, or purchase an annual subscription. H10 When he sold his shares in HC to OEHG’s predecessor in title in 1967, GC senior agreed that the company and the Hotel Villa Cipriani would have the right to use the name 'Cipriani' on an exclusive basis, even after any participation by him or his family in the capital of the company had come to an end, and even in the event that he or his son ceased to be on the company's board of management, (with a saving for the Locanda Cipriani). 343 where there was an awareness in England of the plaintiff’s trade name and activities in the USA, but no more than preparatory steps had been taken to set up a business here. L'accès Wi-Fi est un service gratuit, et cet hôtel propose également 2 restaurants et une piscine extérieure. 122 Accordingly, I reject Mr Thorley’s arguments both that the business activities in England on which the judge based his finding that the first claimant had goodwill here were insufficient, so that none of the relevant enterprises had goodwill here, and also that the test to be applied should be such as to result in the Cipriani group, as well as the first claimant, having goodwill in England. It was likely that some direct bookings had been made by April 1996 (the date of the claimants’ CTM application) and more so by April 2004 (the date the defendants opened their restaurant). This led to a compromise in 1997 under which each side may use the word Cipriani, but neither may use it on its own, and there are various restrictions as to the combinations which each side may use. 92 Mr Thorley challenged the judge’s decision on the basis of the rule for determining whether a business based abroad which supplies services abroad has goodwill as well as a reputation here. Company profile page for Hotel Cipriani Asolo Srl including stock price, company news, press releases, executives, board members, and contact information It is a thing very easy to describe, very difficult to define. Découvrez les offres pour l'établissement Belmond Hotel Cipriani, et notamment les tarifs intégralement remboursables avec annulation sans frais. After the war it was developed into a hotel with six rooms and a restaurant with a garden. He found no goodwill in England in relation to the name Cipriani on the part of Harry’s Bar or the New York restaurants, though he accepted that Harry’s Bar had its own substantial reputation, and that the Cipriani restaurants in New York had some reputation in England in 2004, though it was difficult to quantify. The overall circumstances of the case seem to me inconsistent with a finding of honest use. 10 Signor Giuseppe Cipriani the elder (grandfather of the second defendant), to whom I will refer as Giuseppe Senior, opened a bar in Venice called Harry’s Bar. The use by the first defendant conflicts directly with the rights of the first claimant in relation to services identical to some of those for which the Cipriani CTM is registered, and it is used in a geographical market in which the first claimant has a reputation and goodwill. 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