Trade mark decision

BL Number
O/0296/23
Decision date
22 March 2023
Hearing Officer
Mr A James
Mark
MAK HALAL
Classes
43

Grounds

  • Section 3(1) Descriptiveness / Distinctiveness - Descriptiveness - other characteristic of goods or services
  • Section 3(6) Bad Faith - Knowledge of opponent's use in the UK
  • 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 - Conceptual distinctions
  • Sections 5(1), 5(2) and 5(3) Average Customer - Identification of
  • 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 - 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 - Detriment to repute
  • Other Issues - Acquiescence
  • Procedural Issues - Cross-examination
  • Procedural Issues - Costs – litigants in person, actual, security for
  • Procedural Issues - Privilege

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