Radio Taxicabs (London) Ltd (t/a Radio Taxis) v Owner Drivers Radio Taxi Services Ltd (t/a Dial-a-Cab)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date2004
CourtChancery Division
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  • Galileo International Technology, LLC v European Union (Formerly European Community)
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 20 January 2011
    ...inform itself of the nature of the trade and then decide how the notional consumer would describe such use." 46 In Animal Trade Mark [2004] RPC 19 Jacob J (as he then was) explained why public perception was relevant: "The reason for bringing the public perception in this way is because it ......
  • Decision Nº O/195/08 from Intellectual Property Office - (Trade market), 7 July 2008
    • United Kingdom
    • 7 July 2008
    ...Ltd v Westminster Officer Cleaning Association [1946] 63 RPC 39 and Radio Taxicabs (London) Ltd v Owner Drivers Radio Taxi Services Ltd [2004] RPC 19. In the former case Lord Simonds stated: “... in the case of trade names the Courts will not readily assume that the use by a trader as part ......
  • Decision Nº O/242/07 from Intellectual Property Office - (Trade market), 22 August 2007
    • United Kingdom
    • 22 August 2007
    ...Ltd v Westminster Officer Cleaning Association [1946] 63 RPC 39 and Radio Taxicabs (London) Ltd v Owner Drivers Radio Taxi Services Ltd [2004] RPC 19. In the former case Lord Simonds stated: “... in the case of trade names the Courts will not readily assume that the use by a trader as part ......
  • Decision Nº O/171/06 from Intellectual Property Office - (Trade market), 20 June 2006
    • United Kingdom
    • 20 June 2006
    ...askance at those trying to monopolise descriptive words. In Radio Taxicabs (London) Limited v Owner Drivers Radio Taxi Services Limited [2004] RPC 19 Mr John Randall QC, sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court, analysed the existing law in relation to this matter: “55 The leading case i......
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