201907.30
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Likelihood of confusion between ‘PHI-BROWS’ and ‘Phi-Lashes’ trademarks

Representing its client Phiacademy Doo Beograd, owner of ‘PHI-BROWS’ trade mark, the team of IP Consulting Ltd. filed an opposition against all the goods and services of international registration designating the European Union No 1 380 184 for the word mark ‘PhiLashes’. The opposition is against all the goods and services in Classes 3, 8, 31…

201904.26
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International trade mark rejected due to high similarity with earlier trade mark

The opponent, Magnolia Partner Ltd., represented by the team of IP Consulting filed an opposition against international registration designating the European Union No 1 371 263 for the word mark Kalide. The opposition is against all the goods and services in Classes 3 and 44. It is based on the earlier European Union trade mark…

201903.26
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IP Consulting Ltd. successfully defended the interests of a Bulgarian trade mark holder

On behalf of its client, IP Consulting Ltd. filed an opposition against all the goods in Classes 29, 30 and 31 regarding European Union trade mark application No 13 681 028 for figurative trade mark Soleo sweet. The opposition is based on inter alia, European Union trade mark registration No 7 562 408 for the…

201902.19
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Industrial design cancellation rejected by the Supreme Administrative Court due to lack of evidence of earlier disclosure

Aiko Multi Concept Ltd. filed an application for cancellation before the Bulgarian Patent Office against industrial design with reg.No. 4521. The contested industrial design is owned by Genomaks Ltd., represented by the team of IP Consulting. The cancellation action is based on art. 29, par. 1, p. 1 and p. 3 in connection with art….

201901.22
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Primus in tempore – potior in iure as far as the holders of Registered Community Designs are concerned

The team of IP Consulting provided arguments that successfully stood ground before the Invalidity Division of EUIPO. The applicant filed an application for declaration of invalidity against a RCD. It suggested that the contested RCD lacked novelty and individual character in relation to its six earlier EUTMs and to its own RCD. The holder of…

201812.12
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Successful defence against a declaration of invalidity for EUTM “Fitto”

The team of IP Consulting successfully argued the lack of likelihood of confusion between the figurative sign “Fitto” and the word mark “VITEAU”. The applicant – proprietor of EUTM “VITEAU”- claimed that there was a likelihood of confusion. The reason – the goods were identical or similar and the signs were similar. He also pointed…

201811.08
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“ИЗБАТА” trade mark and “РЕСТОРАНТ ИЗБАТА 1932” trade mark with an identical distinctive element

The Opposition is filed against the trade mark application for the  registration of figurative trade mark “РЕСТОРАНТ ИЗБАТА 1932”. The opponent is represented by the team of IP Consulting. The Opposition is filed under Art. 38b, par. 1 in connection to Art. 12, par. 1, point 2 from Law on Marks and Geographical Indications. It…

201811.02
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The Patent Office confirms the similarity between “ЦАРСКА” and “ЦАРСКА ТРАПЕЗА”

A company, represented by the team of IP Consulting filed an Opposition against all the classes of a Bulgarian trade mark application “ЦАРСКА ТРАПЕЗА”. The opposition has been filed under Article 38b, par. 1, pt. 1 in connection to Art. 12, par.1, pt. 1 from Law on Marks and Geographical Indications /LMGI/. According to Article…

201810.30
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The importance of word meaning in the context of a trade mark dispute

The opponent filed an opposition against some of the goods and services of European Union trade mark application for the figurative trade mark The above-mentioned contested trade mark is represented by the team of IP Consulting. The opponent invoked Article 8(1)(b) EUTMR on the basis of French trade mark registration for the figurative trade mark…