Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/007/08
Decision date
10 January 2008
Hearing Officer
Mr M Reynolds
Mark
MFI Make It Happen
Classes
20, 35, 36
Applicants
MFI Retail Limited
Opponents
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc
Opposition
Section 5(4)(a)

Result

Section 5(4)(a): Opposition failed.

Points Of Interest

  • Slogans; evidence necessary to establish a goodwill

Summary

The opposition was based upon the opponent’s own use of the mark ‘MAKE IT HAPPEN’. However, the evidence filed was, in the view of the Hearing Officer, not such as to establish their claims to a goodwill in that slogan, solus. The opposition failed accordingly.

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