Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 264 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 428 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Sir Andrew Morritt V-C

Representation Michael Edenborough (instructed by Bird & Bird) for the appellant.
  Colin Birss (instructed by Laytons) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 18 March 2002


Trade mark - Opposition to registration - Rectification of register - Non-use - Immunity from suit - Two classes of use relied on - Test marketing and sales of products to USAF bases in England - Whether no bona fide use of marks within relevant period - Trade Marks Act 1938, s 26(1)(b).

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