Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/342/12
Decision date
12 September 2012
Hearing Officer
Mr D Landau
Mark
PORTMEIRION
Classes
35

Grounds

  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Identical marks
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Likelihood of Confusion - Effect of concurrent use
  • 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 - Unfair disadvantage of distinctive character
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Unfair advantage of repute
  • 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
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Without due cause
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)
  • Other Issues - Internet usage issues
  • Other Issues - Acquiescence
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - genuine use

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