Opposition Oddities

Publication Date28 April 2021
SubjectIntellectual Property, Trademark
Law FirmHaseltine Lake Kempner LLP
AuthorHaseltine Lake Kempner LLP

It's important to be aware that when opposing a UK trade mark application, the filing date of the application may dictate which rights the Opponent should rely on. If the application was filed before 01 January 2021, a cloned UK right cannot be relied on as a basis for the opposition. Instead, the Opponent will need to rely on their earlier EU trade mark right.

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