Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/0004/24
Decision date
4 January 2024
Hearing Officer
Mr A James
Mark
CLICK EAT, Click-EAT, SUBWAY CLICK & EAT
Classes
09, 35, 38, 39, 42, 43

Grounds

  • Section 3(1) Descriptiveness / Distinctiveness - Devoid of character - word marks
  • Section 3(1) Descriptiveness / Distinctiveness - Descriptiveness - famous names / images
  • 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 - Importance of first element
  • Other Issues - Domain name / company name
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - genuine use
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Dates - use as a trade mark
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Variant forms of marks - use with matter added or subtracted
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Proper reasons for non-use - circumstances internal to the RP
  • Revocation / Proof of Use - Proper reasons for non-use - circumstances external to the RP

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