Brands Update — March 2014: martial art knock-out
The owner of the earlier mark Shorinji Kempo Unity has failed in its opposition to the UK trademark application for the mark BRITISH SHORINJI KEMPO FEDERATION.
The opponent has a number of EU- and UK-registered trademarks for SHORINJI KEMPO with KANJI characters underneath. The opponent holds intellectual property rights of the World Shorinji Kempo Organisation…
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