International trademark registration with entirely refused protection in the EU

Due to a likelihood of confusion on the part of the English­ speaking part of the public, International trademark registration No 1 494 022 was refused protection in respect of the European Union. The decision was enacted by EUIPO (European union intellectual property office) following an opposition filed by IPConsulting Ltd. on behalf of their client…


No likelihood of confusion between EUTM application ETHA and international trade mark registration Thea

EUIPO decided to reject the opposition against all the goods and services of EUTM application No 17 998 543 ‘ETHA’ due to the lack of likelihood of confusion with an earlier trade mark. Owner of the contested trademark is Fast Track EOOD represented by IPConsulting. The opposition was based on international trade mark registration designating…


The importance of words meaning and general impression

The opponent, represented by the team of IP Consulting, filed an opposition against all the goods of European Union trade mark application (figurative) The opposition is based on international trade mark registration (figurative), designating Croatia and Romania. The opponent invoked Article 8 (1) (b) EUTMR – LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION. The relevant territory is Croatia. –…