Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/262/19
Decision date
17 May 2019
Hearing Officer
Mr A James
Mark
TradeTech
Classes
09, 35, 36, 41

Grounds

  • Section 3(1) Descriptiveness / Distinctiveness - Devoid of character - word marks
  • Section 3(1) Descriptiveness / Distinctiveness - Descriptiveness - other characteristic of goods or services
  • Section 3(1) Descriptiveness / Distinctiveness - Customary in the language etc. - acquired distinctiveness
  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - No intention to use
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Distinctive and dominant components
  • 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 - Detriment to distinctive character
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Detriment to repute
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)
  • Procedural Issues - Stays / Suspensions & Cross-proceedings

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