|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 417 (Mar)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 467 (Ch)|
|Representation||Michael Bloch QC and Andrew Norris (instructed by Hammond Suddards Edge) for the claimants.|
|Richard Arnold QC and Giles Fernando (instructed by Pannone and Partners) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||26 March 2002|
Trade mark - Infringement - Validity - Absolute grounds for refusal of registration - English rugby team wearing red rose emblem on rugby jerseys - Whether rose regarded as sign of trade origin, distinguishing goods of or associated with first claimant - Whether rose perceived by members of public as national emblem or symbol, associated with English rugby team - Council Regulation (EC) 40/94.