Trade mark decision

BL Number
Decision date
13 February 2008
Hearing Officer
Mr M Foley
09, 16, 25, 28, 35, 38, 41, 42
Registered Proprietor
Nagra France Sarl
Applicants for Revocation
Guardian News & Media Limited
Application for Revocation
Section 46(1)


Application for invalidation, Section 46(1): Successful.

Points Of Interest

  • None


The registered proprietor was able to show genuine use on a limited number of items in Class 9 (they did not seek to defend their Class 25 specification). The Hearing Officer therefore cancelled the registration in respect of all the other classes and reduced the Class 9 specification to cover only “Electrical apparatus; computer hardware and computer software; smartcards and smartcard readers; all for use with conditional access systems for digital television.

Full decision O/037/08 PDF document61Kb