Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/321/08
Decision date
5 December 2008
Hearing Officer
Mr O Morris
Mark
Focus Track
Classes
09, 42
Applicant
Rob Halliday (trading as Focus Track)
Opponent
Information Builders Inc
Opposition
Section 5(2)(b)

Result

Section 5(2)(b): Opposition failed.

Points Of Interest

  • Comparison of the marks FOCUS v FOCUS TRACK

Summary

The opposition was based on a number of FOCUS marks and a WEB FOCUS mark, in classes 9, 16 & 42. These were subject to the Proof of Use regulations, and the Hearing Officer went on to examine the matter under Section 5(2)(b), using the surviving marks/specifications.

In the result, the Hearing Officer did not find a likelihood of confusion.

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