Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 237 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2011] EWHC 35 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

Floyd J

Representation Mark Vanhegan QC (instructed by Mewburn Ellis LLP) for the applicant.
  Simon Malynicz (instructed by Marks and Clerk solicitors LLP) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 20 January 2011

Catchwords

Trade mark - Removal from register - Non-user - Respondent registered proprietor of three United Kingdom trade marks - Applicant European Union seeking revocation of marks on grounds of non user - Hearing officer revoking one mark and partially revoking other two - Respondent appealing - Whether hearing officer erring - .

The Case

Trade mark Removal from register. The Chancery Division of the High Court allowed in part the respondent proprietor of three United Kingdom trade mark's appeal against the hearing officer of the Intellectual Property Office on the limited ground that it could establish use of one of its three trade marks in relation to the installation and maintenance of computer hardware.

Practice Areas

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