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Plentyoffish Media Inc v. Plenty More LLP [2012] RPC 5

Case Summary  |  Judgment  |  11 October 2011

 

Appeal to the High Court in invalidation proceedings under s 47 of the Trade Marks Act 1994. The Opponent asserted goodwill based upon visitors to a website situation abroad. The issue was whether any UK goodwill had been generated which could be relied upon as an earlier mark. Appeal dismissed and decision of the hearing officer upheld – no UK goodwill established.