Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/346/10
Decision date
6 October 2010
Hearing Officer
Mr D Landau
Mark
VODKA 02
Classes
33

Grounds

  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Identical marks
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Distinctive and dominant components
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Average Customer - Identification of
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Likelihood of Confusion - State of the register
  • 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)
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Relevant date

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