Appeal Board allows registration of mark consisting of Swedish words based on internet searches 25 Nov 15
The Appeal Board of the Patent Office has upheld an appeal against the refusal to register the trademark SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN (International Registration No 1107500), filed by the Swedish company Svenska Handelsbanken АВ (publ), in respect of services in Classes 35, 36 and 45. The official refusal initially issued by the Patent Office explained that the claimed designation SVENSKA...
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