Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/383/12
Decision date
8 October 2012
Hearing Officer
Mrs J Pike
Mark
OLD BRISTOLIAN
Classes
33

Grounds

  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - Knowledge of opponent's use in the UK
  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - Breach of agreement between the parties
  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - Breakdown of former business relationship
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Relevant date
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Standard of proof (evidential issues)
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Trivial v minimal goodwill

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