Australian Trademark Opposition Round-Up 20 September 2012

An Australian Trademark Opposition Round-Up from the Trade Mark Office Journal dated 20 September 2012.

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Opposition Filed


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1321173 1321174 ARGUS Argus Media Limited. Argus Technologies (Australia) Pty Ltd
1373706 CLEARSKIN Avon Products, Inc. Neutrogena Corporation
1459038 SAWZILLA Global Power Brands International Pty Ltd. Techtronic Power Tools Technology Limited
1467455 iShellac by Bluesky IShellac by Bluesky Pty Ltd. Creative Nail Design, Inc.
1474576 LAMARE Lalisse Australia Pty Ltd. La Mer Technology, Inc.
1476143 Mazza, Wendy. Peerless Media Limited
1458852 Nair, Srikanth. Next Group Plc
1381040 Aquamax Oase GmbH. Kong’s (Aust.) Pty. Limited
1469526 Outback Armour Outback Armour Holdings Pty Ltd. Under Armour, Inc
1474454 ProVision Direct ProVision Eye Care Pty Ltd. Smartbuy Guru Enterprises
1381679 Siemsen Group Pty Ltd. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
1461986 Surf Life Saving Australia Limited. Gold Coast City Council
1473042 Louis Braille Productions Vision Australia Limited. Royal Society For The Blind Of SA Inc
1486658 Tough Mudder Watts, Cary. Tough Mudder LLC



Opposition Discontinued

(Proceeding to registration/protection)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1419946 Medibank Private Limited. The Hospitals Contribution Fund Of Australia Limited
1446865 ARQUEST Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.. Arqule, Inc. (A Delaware Corporation)
1461928 FOUR LOKO Phusion Projects LLC and Phusion Projects LLC Phusion Projects, LLC.
1414505 Plant Symbionts Pty Ltd as trustee for Friends of the Forest Trust. Symbion Pty Ltd
1390730 1396654 Shine (Aust) Pty Limited. Save The Children International
1436926 WHITWORTHS Whitworth’s Nautical World Pty Ltd. Woolworths Limited



Opposition Discontinued


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1435234 XION Speedagro S.R.L.. Merck KGAA


Opposition Dismissed

(Proceeding to registration/protection)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1276909 KENZO ESTATE TSUJIMOTO Kenzo. Kenzo S.A.


Opposition (Trademark Withdrawn)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1218014 1218016 1218017 AdvantageCard Pty Ltd American Airlines, Inc.
1381152 BT&T BT&T Timelife AG. BT Financial Group Pty Limited)
1428862 COWBOY CREAM Bacchus Distillery Pty Ltd BDS Marketing (Aust) Pty Ltd And Unique Beverages (Aust) Pty Ltd)
1428865 COWBOY SHOTBOX Bacchus Distillery Pty Ltd Unique Beverages (Aust) Pty Ltd And BDS Marketing (Aust) Pty Ltd And Independent Liquor (NZ) Limited And Independent Distillers (Aust) Pty Limited
1471517 ZENSA Campbell, Rebecca. La Senza Corporation
1475228 Charles Tims Charles Tims Pty Ltd Acoustic Industries Pty Limited
1454962 McSnag Snag Stand International Pty Ltd MCD Asia Pacific LLC
1462211 Waste Management Association of Australia Limited. Jeffries Group



Opposition (Trademark Refused)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1359306 Blue Moon Glowturn Pty Ltd. Nik Gouganovski