Archive | Australian Trade Marks Office Decisions

Trademark Registration Australia – ATMO Decisions – May 2014

International Awards Group LLC v Asian Advertising Festival (Spikes) Asia Pte Limited [2014] ATMO 35 (2 May 2014) Successful opposition by International Awards Group to registration of the trade mark AME for various promotional services in class 35 and entertainment services in class 41. The hearing officer was satisfied the opponent had a superior claim […]

Trademark Registration Australia – ATMO Decisions – April 2014

Tchen Kil Tchun [2014] ATMO 28 (2 April 2014) An application to register the trade mark LANCASTER for leather goods in class 18 and belts in class 25 was refused following a hearing. Since the application was filed on 29 March 2012, the now repealed s41 was applicable. The examination objection was framed in terms […]

Trademark Registration Australia – ATMO Decisions – March 2014

Storage King Pty Ltd and Storage King Services Pty Ltd v King Arthurs Storage [2014] ATMO 21 (3 March 2014) Successful opposition by Storage King to registration of the trade marks KING ARTHURS word and logo as shown below for various storage services in class 39 Storage King owned prior registrations for its STORAGE KING […]

Trademark Registration Australia – ATMO Decisions – February 2014

Radio Systems Corp v Sustainable Agriculture and Food Enterprises Pty Ltd [2014] ATMO 12 (13 February 2014) Successful opposition under s60 by Radio Systems Corporation to registration of an application to register the trade mark petsafe logo as shown below for various animal foodstuffs in class 31. The opponent owned an earlier registration for the […]

Trademark Registration Australia – ATMO Decisions – January 2014

Unilever Plc v XADO-Holding Ltd [2014] ATMO 1 (8 January 2014) Unsuccessful opposition by Unilever to registration of the trade mark DOMO for a broad range of cleaning and personal care products in class 3. Unilever relied on use and registration of its OMO and DOMESTOS trade marks, but the Hearing Officer did not consider […]

Trademark Registration Australia – ATMO Decisions – December 2013

Bickford’s Australia Pty Ltd v Tata Sons Limited [2013] ATMO 100 (3 December 2013) Bickford’s successfully opposed registration of the trade mark TATA WATER PLUS for various printed materials in class 16 and non alcoholic beverages in class 32 and defended its WATERPLUS/WATER+ trade mark registration against an allegation of non use during the 3 […]

Trademark Registration Australia – ATMO Decisions – November 2013

Pfizer Products Inc v Global Exporters Limited [2013] ATMO 92 (4 November 2013) Successful opposition by Pfizer to registration of the trade mark VEGETAL VIGRA for various health food supplements in class 5. The Applicant did not file any evidence or submissions and did not participate in the hearing. The evidence filed by Pfizer included […]

Trademark Registration Australia – ATMO Decisions – October 2013

Corporativo Internacional Mexicano, S. De R.L. De C.V v Intercontinental Great Brands LLC (formerly Kraft Foods Global brands LLC) [2013] ATMO 80 (17 October 2013) Unsuccessful opposition by Corporativo Internacional Mexicano to registration of the trade mark shown below for biscuits and other goods in class 30. The trade mark is a representation of the […]

Trademark Registration Australia – ATMO Decisions – September 2013

Secondment Pty Ltd v MCI Group Holdings SA [2013] ATMO 71 (5 September 2013) Successful opposition by Secondment to an application for removal of its MCI trade mark registered for various consultancy services in class 35 alleging non use during the three year period ending on 22 July 2011. The Removal Applicant contended that the […]

Trademark Registration Australia – ATMO Decisions – August 2013

Bruce Parncutt v Lion Capital LLP [2013] ATMO 60 (2 August 2013) Successful opposition by Parncutt to registration of the trade mark LION CAPITAL for private equity services in class 36 by Lion Capital which also filed a divisional application for a broad range of other financial services in class 36 a couple of weeks […]