Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/463/14
Decision date
28 October 2014
Hearing Officer
Ms A Skilton
Mark
DisObey
Classes
25

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 - Particular visual / aural / conceptual considerations
  • 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 - Consumer attention levels
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Likelihood of Confusion - Effect of concurrent use
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Standard of proof (evidential issues)
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - genuine use
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - use outside the relevant periods

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