Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/178/06
Decision date
7 June 2006
Appointed Person
Mr Richard Arnold QC
Mark
ECOBLOCK
Classes
19
Applicant/Appellant
Aggregate Industries UK Limited
Opponent/Respondent
Cooper Clark Group Limited
Appeal to the Appointed Person against the decision of the Registrar’s Hearing Officer in Opposition Proceedings.

Result

Appeal dismissed.

Points Of Interest

  • Registrar has the power to allow restriction of specification after refusal since an appeal suspends the Hearing Officer’s decision.
  • See also BL O/221/05.

Summary

At first instance, see BL O/221/05, the Hearing Officer had upheld the opposition. The applicant appealed to the Appointed Person, contending that the Hearing Officer had erred in his findings under goodwill, misrepresentation and damage.

Having reviewed the Hearing Officer’s decision in the light of the submissions made, however, the Appointed Person detected no error of principle and he upheld the decision.

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