Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/219/12
Decision date
31 May 2012
Hearing Officer
Mr D Landau
Mark
AD
Classes
09

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 and device marks
  • 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) Average Customer - Consumer attention levels
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Likelihood of Confusion - Effect of concurrent use
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Likelihood of Confusion - Decisions in other jurisdictions
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Standard of proof (evidential issues)

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