Jessup J has ruled that MALTITOS may be registered for confectionary in the face of MALTESERS
Jessup J has ruled that MALTITOS may be registered for confectionary in the face of MALTESERS. Mars had successfully opposed Delfi’s application before the Office on the grounds of its prior registration for MALTESERS and its reputation in Australia. On the s 44 point, both marks consisted of three syllables and had the word “malt” in common as the first syllable, but the different appearance and sound of the remaining.. Read More
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