Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/404/19
Decision date
12 July 2019
Hearing Officer
Mr M King
Mark
DESEO
Classes
05

Grounds

  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - No intention to use
  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - Knowledge of opponent's use in the UK
  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - Knowledge of opponent's mark outside the UK
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Identical marks
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Trivial v minimal goodwill
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - genuine use
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - use solely to preserve the registration (sham use)

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