Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/232/21
Decision date
1 April 2021
Hearing Officer
Ms H Harrison
Mark
Hawkes
Classes
32, 33, 43

Grounds

  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Distinctive and dominant components
  • 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) Likelihood of Confusion - Effect of concurrent use
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Trivial v minimal goodwill
  • Other Issues - Acquiescence
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - genuine use

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