FALUN 2017-05-01 Nazistiska Nordiska motståndsrörelsen demonstrerar i Falun på första maj. Foto: Ulf Palm / TT / 9110

The Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) uses the “Nordfront” name for a website, and has the trademark registered with the Swedish Patent and Registration Office (PRV) for use in “goods and services”.
German company Nordfrost, which claims to be “number six in the world in the deep-freeze sector” last year launched an objection to the trademark however, complaining that the “Nordfront” name could be confused with their brand.
“The brands are phonetically and visually very similar; only one letter separates the brands. Furthermore, there are conceptual similarities between the trademarks where both can be associated with geographic and meteorological conditions,” the German firm wrote in its complaint.
“There is, in our opinion, an obvious risk that third parties will mistakenly get the impression that there is a commercial link,” it added.
The PRV agreed with Nordfrost’s objection, meaning the NRM will now no longer be able to use the “Nordfront” …