Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/350/12
Decision date
17 September 2012
Hearing Officer
Mrs J Pike
Mark
Brain Research UK
Classes
36

Grounds

  • Section 3(3) Immoral and Deceptive Marks - Deceptive as to nature, quality etc.
  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - No intention to use
  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - Knowledge of opponent's use in the UK
  • 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 - Composite word and device marks
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Treatment of descriptive / allusive elements
  • 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
  • Other Issues - Company names

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