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…


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…