Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/048/15
Decision date
30 January 2015
Hearing Officer
Mr O Morris
Mark
Britannia
Classes
39

Grounds

  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - No intention to use
  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - Knowledge of opponent's use in the UK
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Identical marks
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Relevant date
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - genuine use
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Partial revocation - arriving at a fair description of goods / services
  • Procedural Issues - Late filed defence
  • Procedural Issues - Pleadings, Strike out, Estoppel

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