Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/261/14
Decision date
9 June 2014
Hearing Officer
Mr G Salthouse
Mark
Cheddy Bear
Classes
29

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 - 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 - Conceptual distinctions
  • 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
  • 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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