Monopoly on opoly — Hasbro's registered trademark
Daniel Alexander QC, sitting as an appointed person at the Intellectual Property Office (IPO), has upheld a hearing officer’s decision, allowing Hasbro’s opposition to the registration of GALATOPOLY in a slightly stylised font for games and certain related products. The opposition was based on Hasbro’s earlier registered trademarks for MONOPOLY for games.
The applicant’s game is apparently inspired by and based on the Holy Bible and was developed for sale in outlets specialising in Christian teaching…
If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Taylor Wessing briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.
News from Taylor Wessing
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Taylor Wessing
The KORNSPITZ revocation case reminds brand owners that marks must act as badges of origin for the ultimate consumer of the goods, rather than intermediaries
The CJEU has given a procedural judgment in a trademark cancellation case, clarifying the ground rules for EU courts in assessing the legal arguments made before them.
Analysis from The Lawyer
The city-state is working hard to become a global wealth management hub, and law firms are gearing up for a prosperous new world
Financial disputes are starting to dominate the English courts as the long-awaited fallout from the downturn finally comes to town