Representation of the interests of the Client (network of shops of tourist equipment) before the Patent Office of Ukraine regarding registration of a trademark. The Patent Office took a decision on provisional refusal of registration of our Client’s mark «» on the ground of similarity with a combination mark «» that was earlier registered in Ukraine (certificate of Ukraine № 142916 as of 10.08.2011).

The associates of our Agency prepared a reasoned and grounded response to the refusal of the Patent Office based on the following:

— substantial distinctiveness of marks on graphical ground (distinctiveness in writing, scripts; moreover, the cited mark contains an original figurative element);

— the distinctiveness between the goods and services that constitute the activities of the Client and the owner of the cited mark;

— the Opponent did not carry out viable economic activities with the use of the cited mark.

As a result, the Patent Office has taken a favorable decision on registration of the Client’s mark.