Trade mark decision
- BL Number
- Decision date
- 9 December 2004
- Hearing officer
- Professor Ruth Annand
- 09, 25
- Registered Proprietor/Appellant
- Joseph Yu
- Applicants for declaration of invalidity/respondents
- Liaoning Light Industrial Products Import and Export Corporation
- Appeal against the decision of the Registrar's Hearing Officer in invalidation proceedings.
Points Of Interest
- 1. Bad faith.
At first instance (see BL O/071/04) the Hearing Officer had found the applicant successful. The registered proprietor appealed to the Appointed Person against this decision.
The appellant criticised the Hearing Officer's decision on a number of points, but the Appointed Person found no substance in any of them and stated her belief that the Hearing Officer had been right to conclude that the application for the registration of WALKERLAND had been made in bad faith.
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