Australian Trademark Opposition Round-Up 27 September 2012

An Australian Trademark Opposition Round-Up from the Trade Mark Office Journal dated 27 September 2012.

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Opposition Filed


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1475452 Adaam Pty Ltd. Beutlich L.P.
1430555 1475605 Aduro Pty Ltd. Sharethis, Inc.
1377911 GLAMMIES Advance Magazine Publishers, Inc.. National Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences, Inc.
1467454 Bluesky Shellac Guangzhou Bluesky Chemical Technology Co., Ltd. Creative Nail Design, Inc.
1474922 Penfmaker Kangcheng Liquor Group (Australia) Pty Ltd. Southcorp Brands Pty Limited
1476098 Knezevic, Ivan and inspire Technology PTY LTD. Beats Electronics, Llc
1465915 Angel Kinetics Morris, Erica. Clarins Fragrance Group S.A.S.
1440518 NEXIA Nexia International Limited. Next Group PLC
1461094 Pepperstone Pepperstone Financial Pty Ltd. Pepper Australia Pty Ltd
1483055 POTBELLY Potbelly Sandwich Works, LLC. Pot Belly Pies Pty Ltd
1477981 Trend Imports Pty Limited. Henri-Lloyd Limited



Opposition Discontinued

(Proceeding to registration/protection)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1459159 Independent Liquor Group Pty Ltd. Independent Liquor Retailers Pty Ltd
1450314 HARD TECH CAFE Mission Pacific Pty Ltd. Hard rock cafe international (USA), Inc.
1325394 Monster Children Monster Children Pty Ltd. Monster Energy Company
1359001 MUNNS QUICK-FIX Munns Lawn Company Pty Ltd. Duluxgroup (Australia) Pty Ltd
1368834 SOUTH BY SXSW, Inc. incorporated in the State of Texas. Sotheby’s
1309305 Taxback Pty Limited. Skilled Accounting Pty Ltd
1292087 DIPLOMAT ; DIPLOMAT FENCING The Australian Steel Company (Operations) Pty Ltd. Fencing and Gate Centre Pty Ltd
1439621 SAKROOTS The Sak International Limited a British Virgin Islands limited company. Roots Canada Ltd



Opposition Dismissed

(Proceeding to registration/protection)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1286394 BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH. LG Electronics Inc
1285884 Fieldforce Services Pty Ltd. Rheem Australia Pty Limited
1314028 Accelerant Isherwood, Jason. Celerant Consulting Holdings Limited
1416562 Marketstorm Australia Pty Ltd. Constructive Resources Pty Ltd
1334215 Seeto, Lena. Primal Intellegence
1321816 TIMBERTOWN 1321821 TIMBERTOWN Waite, Alison. The Timberland Company



Opposition (Trademark Withdrawn)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1443962 Virola International Partnership Ekornes ASA
1360232 Starfield Electronic Ltd. SDI Technologies Inc.



Opposition (Trademark Refused)


Trademark Applicant Opponent
1312037 Hottinger, Alec. NBA Properties, Inc.
1365000 GARWARE Imperial CLM Pty Ltd. Garware Polyester Limited
1360984 Multiple Organics, Inc.. Safeway Inc.