A recent decision of a delegate of the Registrar of Trade Marks has piqued some interest around our office. The issue arose in the context of an opposition involving the following trade marks:

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Before we tell you what the delegate thought, we wanted to know what you think. Click on the link below and, in the new page, select 'Yes' if you think the trade marks are deceptively similar or 'No' if you don't. Try to keep the following questions in mind:  

  • Would you be potentially confused if confronted with both trade marks on similar goods or services?
  • Do you think both trade marks look alike?
  • Do you think that both trade marks may belong to the same owner?
  • Do you think that only someone being exceptionally careless or stupid would confuse the two trade marks?

We'll let you know what the delegate's answer after the jump.

Delegate for a day survey link