Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/672/21
Decision date
15 September 2021
Hearing Officer
Ms S Wilson
Mark
Miss WorldClass
Classes
41

Grounds

  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - Knowledge of opponent's use in the UK
  • 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) 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
  • Section 5(4) Earlier Rights - Passing off (Issues arising from Registry proceedings)
  • Other Issues - Construction of agreements / contracts
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - genuine use
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Use with Registered Proprietor’s (RP) consent - use by licensee
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Partial revocation - arriving at a fair description of goods / services
  • Procedural Issues - Costs – litigants in person, actual, security for

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