The Royal Mint Ltd v The Commonwealth Mint And Philatelic Bureau Ltd [2017] EWHC 417 (Ch) (03 March 2017)

Keywords
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Refusal of trademark registration
Acquired distinctiveness
Summary
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In an appeal to a refused registration of a trademark, the High Court was asked to consider the proper construction of Article 7, para. 3 of Council Regulation (EC) No 40/94. The appellant was refused registration of a trademark, consisting of a single word, on the grounds that said word was

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