Australian Trademark Opposition Round-Up 12 July 2012

An Australian Trademark Opposition Round-Up from the Trade Mark Office Journal dated 12 July 2012.

The following trademarks have been opposed as at 12 July 2012:

Opposition Filed


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1462892 Overture Majella Wines Pty Ltd. Opus One Winery LLC
1199359 N & E Roufas Discount Paints Pty Ltd. Australian Olympic Committee, Inc.
1147926 Optical 88 Pty Ltd. Optical 88 Limited
1359863 Asia Pacific Brands Pty Limited. SCA Hygiene Australia Pty Ltd
1462274 Ayoub, Joseph. Continental Tire The Americas, Llc
1463272 Budget Trip Pty Ltd. Apple Inc.
1464346 Secret Squirrel Byron & Harold Pty Ltd. Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc.
1464341 DaVita Inc.. Vita Zahnfabrik H Rauter Gmbh & Co KG
1464336 DAVITA DaVita Inc.. Vita Zahnfabrik H Rauter Gmbh & Co KG
1468356 PlumbSafe Plumbing Jackson, Shaun. Plumbsafe Pty Ltd
1479079 Prima-Derm, S.L.. Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
1369171 Laser 1369174 Performance Sailcraft Pty Ltd. Speedo Holdings B.V.
1444626 BAKER TWEETS Plarre, Steven. Twitter, Inc.
1469368 ANAMORPHOSIS 1469371 F.U. 1469372 M.O.D. 1469373 SUXX Prestige World Wine Pty Ltd. R Winery Pty Ltd (Receivers And Managers Appointed)
1451058 FATMAX 1451565 Stanley Black & Decker Inc. Onesteel Wire Pty Limited
1464857 Studio Art Limited. Newco Clothing Australia Pty Ltd
1455487 WYNWOOD 1455488 1455490 WYNWOOD ESTATE Winston Wine Pty Ltd. Premium Wine Brands Pty Ltd
1463364 SANTA BARBARA POLO RACQUET CLUB Y & K Sandler Leathergoods Pty Ltd. Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club Management Company, Inc
1435444 Zhenjiang Damianyang Shoes Co., Ltd.. “Dr. Martens” International Trading Gmbh


Opposition Discontinued

(Proceeding to registration/protection)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1342419 Busnel Nicolas. Lrc Products Limited
1288564 Capital Radiology Pty Ltd. Sonic Healthcare Limited
1461102 The Station Agency Cassidy, Ian and Richards, Adrian. PHD Creative Pty Ltd
1204177 Gupta as trustee for The ICFAI University Press Trust CFA Institute
1425798 Pages end Kenward, Vincent. Apple Inc.
1400778 Mount Pritchard & District Community Club Ltd. Diners Club International Ltd.
1399662 RIDDOCH RUN Rymill Nominee Pty Ltd. Southcorp Brands Pty Limited
1420565 TESOZOR Schering Corporation. Shire-Movetis, Naamlose Vennootschap
1410177 SolarArk Pty Ltd and Bachir, Sam. Rheem Australia Pty Limited
1406787 ENDUMAX Teijin Aramid GmbH. Visitec Australia Pty Ltd
1204175 The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India. CFA Institute
1204185 The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India. CFA Institute
1416234 NEOFLEX Vitamin Health, Inc.. Vitamin Health, Inc
1412882 Living Dolls Makeup Wright, Michelle and Flynn, Lisa. Alticor Inc


Opposition Discontinued


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1290166 Kabushiki Kaisha Donq. Portugal Venture Limited
1171638 DREAM TEAM Vapormedia Pty Ltd. News Group Newspapers Ltd


Opposition Dismissed

(Proceeding to registration/protection)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1266508 New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. Sixty International SA
1349819 sissy boy Sissi.g Pty Ltd. Global Textiles Limited
1316353 CALYCO TUFF STUFF Calyco Pty Ltd. Tuff Stuff Technologies Pty Ltd
1325032 ecycle Greenbox Systems Pty Ltd as trustee for TRM Trust. Toshiba (Australia) Pty Ltd
1260288 OMEGABEE Robinson, Brenda and Robinson, Mark. Omega Engineering Inc.
1260803 OMEGABEE Robinson, Mark and Robinson, Brenda. Omega Engineering Inc.
1362115 Weldon, Sophie. Sae Licensing AG


Opposition (Trademark Withdrawn)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1057045 Aurora Energy Pty Ltd. Singtel Optus Pty Limited
1460895 SMW 1460896 Concord International, Inc. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
1458014 RASCAL BARRY Forty Eight Two One Five Pty Ltd. Hugh Hamilton Wines Pty Ltd
1172075 Liangchen, Fei. Major League Baseball Properties Inc.
1442557 SalivEsky Mediscan Pty Ltd. The Coleman Company, Inc
1455834 Societe Francaise De Laboratoires D’oenologie Sofralab. Comite Interprofessionel Du Vin De Champagne
1298497 GRAND AVALON Viceroy Cayman Limited. Mantra IP Pty Ltd


Opposition (Trademark Refused)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1258396 MADDEN GENERATION Steve Madden (Aust) Pty Ltd. Steven Madden Ltd
1327324 D&J Fonseka, Jude and Fonseka, Devika. Gado S.R.L.
1374541 REBEL SPIRIT Jiang, Xia Ling. Rebel Sport Limited
1275278 FREE BARS Mars Australia Pty Ltd. Kraft Foods Australia Pty Ltd
1353460 Greekilicious Prime Creative Media Pty Ltd. Maria Benardis
1322686 WE HAVE THE ENERGY Santos Limited. BP Australia Pty Ltd
1337686 TROOGLE Troogle Pty Ltd. Google Inc.


Opposition (Trademark Rejected)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1428831 TOTALPATENT Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc. a Delaware corporation.