Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/542/14
Decision date
10 December 2014
Hearing Officer
Mr G Salthouse
Mark
Bosneeleze
Classes
20

Grounds

  • Section 3(1) Graphical Representation - Is it capable of distinguishing?
  • Section 3(1) Descriptiveness / Distinctiveness - Devoid of character - other
  • Section 3(1) Descriptiveness / Distinctiveness - Descriptiveness - other characteristic of goods or services
  • 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 - Treatment of descriptive / allusive elements
  • 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) Dilution Cases - Reputation
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)

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