Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/540/14
Decision date
9 December 2014
Hearing Officer
Mr M Bryant
Mark
Miss Bikini The Symbol of Beauty
Classes
41

Grounds

  • 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 - 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 - Treatment of descriptive / allusive elements
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Conceptual distinctions
  • 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) Distinctive Character of Earlier Trade Mark - Any unusual issues
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Reputation
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Link

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