Intellectual Property Brands Invalidity of Trademark in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Hearst Holdings Inc. v AVELA Inc.
    • Chancery Division
    • 25 Feb 2014
    ...... CHANCERY DIVISION INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMMUNITY TRADE MARK COURT ..., one of the defendants' trade mark invalidity attacks (bad faith) was split off since it is ... which specialises in developing lifestyle brands. Examples of brands which TPTL have worked with ...The word TRADEMARK is written beside the device. The label carries ......
  • Red Bull Gmbh v Sun Mark Ltd and Another
    • Chancery Division
    • 17 Jul 2012
    ...... was ranked 11 th of the 25 most valuable brands in Europe by Euro Brand 2009. In 2011 it was ... which she had obtained from the UK Intellectual Property Office. Leaving aside the fact that it ... your client consent to register the Trademark Bullit. In our opinion, bearing in mind the same ... Bull's requests, it would commence UK invalidity and CTM opposition proceedings. . 53 ......
  • Sky Plc v Skykick UK Ltd
    • Chancery Division
    • 06 Feb 2018
    ...... HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LIST (CHANCERY ... be asserted as a ground of invalidity? 158–161 ... Premier Brands UK Ltd v Typhoon Europe Ltd [2005] FSR 767 at ... in the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued objections, which I ......
  • KCI Licensing Inc. and iothers v Smith & Nephew Plc and Others
    • Chancery Division (Patents Court)
    • 23 Jun 2010
    ......Mr Bridi is Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for Kinetic Concepts, Inc (“KC ..., or of an industrial design, or of a trademark, in one of the countries of the Union, or his ... notice showing that (i) a number of brands of commercial gel-forming substances in addition ... to re-re-amend their Grounds of Invalidity to plead Karakelle as prior art against ‘950. ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Seeing Double? Honest Concurrent Use Of The Budweiser Trademark
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 3 de Agosto de 2012
    ......If two identical brands co-exist for a long period of time, with little ...The Intellectual Property Office, and subsequently the High Court, ... BB's appeal and the declaration of invalidity of BB's trademark was overturned. Comment This ......
  • Think Carefully Before Filing Far-reaching Trade Marks
    • Mondaq UK
    • 4 de Junio de 2020
    ......could do in terms of their own brands in these areas (see our. previous article here). ...result in a spike of invalidity actions citing bad faith. This decision ...courts, rather than Intellectual Property Offices, that are the key. to ......
  • Owls Swoop In To Secure WAWAW Trade Mark
    • Mondaq UK
    • 14 de Julio de 2020
    ......of invalidity that sought to cancel the registration. The ...mark protection for important brands - particularly in instances. where a brand has ......
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