Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/389/14
Decision date
2 September 2014
Hearing Officer
Mr C Bowen
Mark
RICO
Classes
30

Grounds

  • 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 - Importance of first element
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Imperfect recollection
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Average Customer - Identification of
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Average Customer - Consumer attention levels
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Average Customer - Purchasing process
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Distinctive Character of Earlier Trade Mark - Any unusual issues
  • Other Issues - Colour issues
  • Procedural Issues - Decisions in other jurisdictions

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