Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/120/20
Decision date
26 February 2020
Hearing Officer
Ms Leisa Davies
Mark
Vitanaturals
Classes
03

Grounds

  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Distinctive and dominant components
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Composite word marks
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Treatment of descriptive / allusive elements
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Particular visual / aural / conceptual considerations
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Imperfect recollection
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Distinctive Character of Earlier Trade Mark - Any unusual issues
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Reputation
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Link
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Unfair disadvantage of distinctive character
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Detriment to distinctive character
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Standard of proof (evidential issues)
  • Other Issues - Treatment of foreign language words
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - genuine use
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - use outside the relevant periods

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