Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/383/01
Decision date
4 September 2001
Hearing Officer
Mr A James
Mark
FRONT PAGE
Classes
41, 42
Applicant
Front Page Limited
Opponent
Microsoft Corporation
Opposition
Sections 3(1); 3(6); 5(4)(a) & 39

Result

Section 3(1): - Opposition failed.

Section 3(6): - Opposition failed.

Section 5(4)(a): - Opposition failed.

Section 39: - Opposition failed.

Points Of Interest

  • Status of sales made abroad, for shipment to UK customers.

Summary

At the outset the Hearing Officer found that the amendment of the original specification as filed had not been in breach of Section 39(2). He went on to find that the mark was not excluded from registration of any of the provisions of Section 3(1). The Hearing Officer did not find the case under Section 5(4)(a) made out, neither did he find it successful under Section 3(6).

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