Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/442/19
Decision date
30 July 2019
Hearing Officer
Ms S Wilson
Mark
ADDICTED
Classes
25, 35, 36, 42

Grounds

  • Section 3(3) Immoral and Deceptive Marks - Contrary to public policy / accepted principles of morality
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Particular visual / aural / conceptual considerations
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Conceptual distinctions
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Reputation
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Link
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Unfair advantage of repute
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Detriment to repute
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - genuine use
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Variant forms of marks - stylistic / presentation differences

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