Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/553/14
Decision date
11 December 2014
Hearing Officer
Mr G Salthouse
Mark
The Jockey Club
Classes
18, 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 - 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) Earlier Trade Marks - Conceptual distinctions
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Family of marks
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Earlier Trade Marks - Well known mark claims
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Average Customer - Consumer attention levels
  • 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 disadvantage of distinctive character
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Detriment to distinctive character
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Dilution Cases - Without due cause
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)

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