Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/332/12
Decision date
5 September 2012
Hearing Officer
Mrs J Pike
Mark
OPUS
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 - Particular visual / aural / conceptual considerations
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Average Customer - Different consumer groups
  • 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
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Likelihood of Confusion - State of the register
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Likelihood of Confusion - Marketing concepts / considerations
  • Other Issues - Colour issues
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - calculation of dates

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