Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/338/00
Decision date
6 September 2000
Appointed Person
Mr Geoffrey Hobbs QC
Mark
KANGOL
Classes
03
Appellants
Kango Products
Respondents
Kangol Ltd
Appeal to Appointed Person re invalidation
Section 47

Result

Appeal dismissed

Points Of Interest

  • Appointed Persons comments on presumption of validity; Section 72

Summary

This was an appeal to the Appointed Person against the Registrar's Hearing Officer's decision to grant a declaration of invalidity against the mark KANGO (see SRIS O/029/00), he having found that the mark had been registered contrary to the provisions of Section 5(2). The Appointed Person upheld the Hearing Officer's decision and dismissed the appeal.

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