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2016

IPOS Cases in 2016 - Selected Issues, Holdings and Comments of Interest

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Christie Manson & Woods Limited v Chritrs Auction Pte. Limited [2016] SGIPOS 1  TM No. T1202934H Chritrs  T1202934H Trade Mark Opposition
(Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (679KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (287KB)

Arjo Wiggins Fine Papers Limited v Transasia Fine Papers Pvt Ltd [2016] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T1102788J KYOORIUS  T1102788J Trade Mark Invalidation
(Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (202KB)

Pets Global Pte Ltd v B2K Pet Products Pte Ltd [2016] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T1306610G Kit Cat and device  T1306610G Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (908KB)

Kiko S.p.A. v Dooyeon Corp [2016] SGIPOS 4 TM No.
T1401233G
KICHO and device  T1401233G Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (404KB)

PT Industri Karet Deli v Qingdao Sentury Tire Co., Ltd. [2016] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T1320771A DELINTE  T1320771A Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful)
 

PDF icon Full Decision (406KB)

Abercrombie & Fitch Europe SAGL v MMC International Services Pte Ltd [2016] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T1308820H A & F and device  T1308820H Trade Mark Opposition
(Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (672KB)

Application to Cure Irregularity in Evidence Filed in a Trade Mark Opposition by The Faceshop Co., Ltd and Objection Thereto by Consolidated Artists B.V. [2016] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T1300669D MANGO SEED THEFACESHOP  T1300669D Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision (219KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (152KB)

Beats Electronics, LLC v LG Electronics Inc. [2016] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T1210862J QuadBeat  T1210862J Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (356KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (160KB)

Application for Cross-examination by FMTM Distribution Ltd and Objection Thereto by Tan Jee Liang Trading as Yong Yew Trading Company [2016] SGIPOS 9 TM No. T0700270D CASA BLANCA  T0700270D Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision (526KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (219KB)

Leonid Kovalkov v Tan Siew Keng, Angeline [2016] SGIPOS 10 TM Nos. T0312074E and T0615020C JNBK

 T0312074E

T0615020C

Trade Mark Invalidation
(Unsuccessful in relation to T0312074E,
Successful in relation to
T0615020C) 

PDF icon Full Decision (432KB)

Bentley Motors Limited v Aucera S.A. [2016] SGIPOS 11 TM No. T9604780F BENTLEY  T9604780F Trade Mark Revocation
(Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (317KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (151KB)

Stora Enso Oyj v PT Purinusa Ekapersada and PT Pabrik Kertas Tjiwi Kimia Tbk Ltd [2016] SGIPOS 12 TM No. T1212601G enza  T1212601G Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (806KB)

Cambrian Engineering Corporation Pte Ltd v FOSTA Pte Ltd [2016] SGIPOS 13 Patent No. 126809 Sensor and Installation Method for 
Long-term Measurement of Average Physical Quantities
  Patent Revocation
(Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (777KB)

Application for Extension of Time to File Evidence by SGP International Enterprise and Objection Thereto by A.T.X. International, Inc. [2016] SGIPOS 14 TM No. T1302799C CROSS LINE and device  T1302799C Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision (310KB)

Apptitude Pte Ltd v MGG Software Pte Ltd [2016] SGIPOS 15 TM No. T1403091B snaapp school notification and attendance app  T1403091B Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (624KB)

2015

IPOS Cases in 2015 - Selected Issues, Holdings and Comments of Interest

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Redsun Singapore Pte. Ltd. v Tsung-Tse Hsieh [2015] SGIPOS 1  TM No. T1005905C Red Sun Tea Shop and device  T1005905C Trade Mark Invalidation
(Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (295KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (78KB)

Intel Corporation v IntelSteer Pte Ltd [2015] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T0903014D IntelSteer and device  T0903014D Trade Mark Invalidation
(Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (895KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (79KB)

Romanson Co., Ltd. v Festina Lotus, S.A. [2015] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T9004265I Festina and device  T9004265I Trade Mark Revocation
(Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (383KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (65KB)

Appeal to High Court (Respondent did not contest; IPOS decision reversed) No written Grounds of Decision available
Japan Tobacco Inc v Philip Morris Products S.A. [2015] SGIPOS 4 TM Nos. T1101909H and T1101910A L&M Activate and Activate 2-in-1  T1101909H
T1101910A
Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful in relation to T1101909H,
Successful in relation to
T1101910A)

PDF icon Full Decision (407KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (81KB)

Sports Connection Pte Ltd v PT Eigerindo Multi Produk Industri [2015] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T0812097B bodypack digital case and device  T0812097B Trade Mark Invalidation
(Partially Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (526KB)

Lisbeth Enterprises Limited v Procter & Gamble International Operations SA [2015] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T8102365E Inspiré  T8102365E Trade Mark Revocation
(Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (192KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (73KB)

Formula One Licensing B.V. v Idea Marketing SA [2015] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T0715123H F1H2O  T0715123H Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (270KB)

PDF iconCase Summary (169KB)

Appeal to High Court
(IPOS decision upheld)
[2015] SGHC 263
Appeal to Court of Appeal
(IPOS decision upheld)
CA/CA 201/2015
Application for Acceptance of Late Counter-Statement in a Trade Mark Application by MGG Software Pte Ltd and Objection Thereto by Apptitude Pte Ltd [2015] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T1403091B snaapp school notification and attendance app  T1403091B Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision (121KB)

Ceramiche Caesar S.p.A. v CaesarStone Sdot Yam Ltd [2015] SGIPOS 9 TM No. T0722229A-02 caesarstone  T0722229A-02 Trade Mark Opposition
(Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (477KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (215KB)

Appeal to High Court
(IPOS decision reversed)
[2016] SGHC 45
Appeal to Court of Appeal 
(IPOS decision upheld)
[2017] SGCA 30
The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P. v United States Polo Association [2015] SGIPOS 10 TM No. T1215440A USPA and rider device  T1215440A Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (305KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (266KB)

Appeal to High Court
(IPOS decision upheld)
[2016] SGHC 32
Converse Inc v Southern Rubber Works Sdn Bhd [2015] SGIPOS 11 TM No. T0705265E Classic Jazz Star and star device  T0705265E Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (448KB)

Cheaney Shoes Limited v Widdy Trading Pte Ltd [2015] SGIPOS 12 TM No. T9003431A CHEANEY  T9003431A Trade Mark Revocation (Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (131KB)

Lonza Biologics Tuas Pte Ltd v Genpharm International, Inc [2015] SGIPOS 13 Patent No. 51905 Transgenic Non-human Animals Capable of Producing Heterologous Antibodies   Patent Revocation
(Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision (207KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (146KB)

Ferrero S.p.A. v Dochirnie pidpryiemstvo "Kondyterska korporatsiia "Roshen" [2015] SGIPOS 14 TM Nos. T1114593Z and T1114594H ROSHEN and device  T1114593Z
T1114594H
Trade Mark Opposition
(Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (1000KB)

Application for Amendment of Pleadings by Axis Law Corporation and Objection Thereto by Axis Intellectual Capital Pte Ltd [2015] SGIPOS 15 TM No. T0106593C AXIS  T0106593C Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision (78KB)

Judicial Review Application Dismissed [2016] SGHC 127
Appeal to Court of Appeal Dismissed CA/CA 79/2016
Request for Extension of Time to File Counter-Statement in a Trade Mark Application by Metrojaya Bhd. and Metrojaya Sendirian Berhad and Objection Thereto by The East India Company Holdings Pte Ltd [2015] SGIPOS 16 TM Nos.
T9706153E, T9706155A, T9706154C, T9706156Z, T9002227E and T9002228C
East India Company and device

 T9706153E

T9706155A

T9706154C

T9706156Z

T9002227E

T9002228C

Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision (409KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (143KB)

Appeal to High Court Dismissed (Note: One of the Respondents’ arguments was that an interlocutory decision is not appealable.) No written Grounds of Decision available
Bacardi & Company Limited v G3 Enterprises, Inc [2015] SGIPOS 17 TM No. T1002552C Louis M Martini and device  T1002552C Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision (798KB)

PDF icon Case Summary (217KB)

2014

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Application for Restoration of Trade Mark Application and Request for Extension of Time to File Evidence in a Trade Mark Opposition by V Hotel Pte Ltd and Objection Thereto by Jelco Properties Pte Ltd [2014] SGIPOS 1 TM No. T1010045B V Hotel and device T1010045B Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Full Decision
Application for Cross-Examination by PT Eigerindo Multi Produk Industri and Objection Thereto by Sports Connection Pte Ltd [2014] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T0812097B Bodypack digital case and device T0812097B Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision

Carolina Herrera, Ltd v Lacoste [2014] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T1100417A L.12.12 T1100417A Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary

Applications for Restoration of Trade Mark Applications and Extension of Time to File and Serve Counter-Statements in Trade Mark Applications by BRG Brilliant Rubber Goods (M) Sdn Bhd and Objection Thereto by The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P. [2014] SGIPOS 4 TM Nos. T1305469I and T1305467B 1. POLO and horse and rider device
2. Horse and rider device
T1305469I

T1305467B
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision

Societe Des Produits Nestle S.A. v Liwayway Marketing Corporation [2014] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T0912371A MARTY'S T0912371A Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary

G3 Enterprises, Inc v Bacardi & Company Limited [2014] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T0508163A MARTINI and device T0508163A Trade Mark Revocation (Unsuccessful) and Invalidation (Partially Successful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Pirelli & C. S.P.A. v Tao, Hsiu-Chih [2014] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T1015606G TS PROJECT and device T1015606G Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision
Seiko Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha (trading as Seiko Holdings Corporation) v Choice Fortune Holdings Limited [2014] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T1100145H SEIKI T1100145H Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Application for Correction of a Patent by Genpharm International Inc and Objection Thereto by Lonza Biologics Tuas Pte Ltd [2014] SGIPOS 9 Patent No. 51905 Transgenic Non-human Animals Capable of Producing Heterologous Antibodies Patent Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Rovio Entertainment Ltd v Kimanis Food Industries Sdn Bhd [2014] SGIPOS 10 TM No.
T1204840G
ANGRY BITE T1204840G Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld) [2015] SGHC 216
Taylor, Fladgate & Yeatman Liimited v Taylors Wines Pty Ltd [2014] SGIPOS 11 TM Nos.
T1111745F and T1111870C
TAYLORS WAKEFIELD and device T1111745F

T1111870C
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Application by OOO "TVM-Trade" to Strike Out Notice of Opposition and Objection Thereto by Societe Des Produits Nestle SA [2014] SGIPOS 12 TM No.
T1201076J
GOLDEN EAGLE and red mug device T1201076J Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Fox Racing, Inc. v Fox Street Wear Pte Ltd [2014] SGIPOS 13 TM No.
T0503947C
"F", FOX HEAD AND "X" DEVICE T0503947C Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Time Inc. v Li San Zhong [2014] SGIPOS 14 TM No.
T1100008G
FORTUNE TIMES AND DEVICE T1100008G Trade Mark Invalidation (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
MCI Group Holding SA v Secondment Pty Ltd [2014] SGIPOS 15 TM No.
T0403049I
MCI T0403049I Trade Mark Revocation (Successful) PDF icon Full Decision

2013

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Autozone Automotive Enterprise v Autozone Parts, Inc. [2013] SGIPOS 1 TM Nos. T9901348A and T9901351A 1. AUTOZONE 
2. AutoZone and device
T9901348A

T9901351A
Trade Mark Revocation (Successful) and Invalidation (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision
Kenzo v Tsujimoto Kenzo [2013] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T0817189E KENZO ESTATE T0817189E Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision

Application for Restoration of Trade Mark Applications and Request for Extension of Time to File Evidence in a Trade Mark Opposition by Tilaknagar Industries Ltd. and Objection Thereto by Distileerderij En Likburstokerij Herman Jansen B.V. [2013] SGIPOS 3 TM Nos. T1101446J, T1101447I and T1101448G TI's Savoy Club and device T1101446J
T1101447I
T1101448G
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision

Application for Amendment of Notice of Opposition by MHCS and Objection Thereto by J.-E. Borie SA [2013] SGIPOS 4 TM No. T1016517A The Yellow Label T1016517A Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision

Star Industrial Company Limited v Sin Fatt Industrial Co, Sdn Bhd [2013] SGIPOS 5 TM Nos. T0908522D, T0908520H and T0813569D ACE and 'A' device T0908522D

T0908520H

T0813569D
Trade Mark Invalidation (Unsuccessful) and Opposition (Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision

Alphasonics (Ultrasonic Cleaning Systems) Ltd. v Alphasonics (Pte) Ltd [2013] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T1105467E Alphasonics and device T1105467E Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision
Application for Leave to File Further Evidence in a Trade Mark Opposition by Autozone Automotive Enterprise and Objection Thereto by Autozone Parts, Inc. [2013] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T0901785G and T0901786E 1. Autozone and device 
2. Autozone
T0901785G

T0901786E
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Full Decision
Formula One Licensing B.V. v Idea Marketing SA [2013] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T0715123H F1H2O T0715123H Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision
Appeal to High Court (transferred back to IPOS for re-hearing) IPOS’ written Grounds of Decision at [2015]
SGIPOS 7

2012

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Ex Hacienda Los Camichines, S.A. De C.V. v Rum Creation & Products Inc. [2012] SGIPOS 1 TM Nos. 
T0811207D, T0808231J and T0808233G
1. Zacapa Centenario 
2. Zacapa Centenario 15 and device
3. Zacapa Centenario 23 and device
T0811207D

T0808231J

T0808233G
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)  PDF icon Full Decision
Valentino S.p.A. v Matsuda & Co. [2012] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T0623268D Valentino Rudy and V device T0623268D Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)

 PDF icon Full Decision

Victoria's Secret Stores Brand Management, Inc. v Eclectic Edge Inc [2012] SGIPOS 3 TM Nos. T0803761G and T0803762E 1.Valentine Secret and device 
2.Vs with A secret that women love
T0803761G

T0803762E
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)

 PDF icon Full Decision

The Sunrider Corporation dba Sunrider International v Power Root (M) Sdn. Bhd. [2012] SGIPOS 4 TM No. T0312726Z Pearl Kacip Fatimah T0312726Z Trade Mark Revocation (Successful)

 PDF icon Full Decision

Leonid Kovalkov v Tan Siew Keng Angeline [2012] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T0719918D JNBK T0719918D Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)

 PDF icon Full Decision

Tan Siew Keng Angeline v Leonid Kovalkov [2012] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T0716403H Filtration JS Product and device T0716403H Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)  PDF icon Full Decision
Philip Morris Products S.A. v British American Tobacco (Brands) Inc [2012] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T1002212E Concentric Circles device T1002212E Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)  PDF icon Full Decision

2011

Citation Application Number Mark/Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Volvo Trade Mark Holding AB v Hebei Aulion Heavy Industries  Co., Ltd [2011] SGIPOS 1 TM Nos. T0813228H and T0813229F LOVOL T0813228H

T0813229F
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
PDF icon Full Decision
Morton's of Chicago, Inc. v Lone Star Restaurants Limited [2011] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T0611218B MORTON'S MEMBERS CLUB T0611218B
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision 

Seiko Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha (Trading As Seiko Holdings Corporation) v Seiko Advance Ltd [2011] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T0718802F Seiko advance Ltd and Japanese characters T0718802F
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision

Application for Amendment of Pleadings and for Admission of Further Evidence in a Trade Mark Application by The Timberland Company and Objection Thereto by Avtar Singh and Harkirat Singh trading as Aero Club [2011] SGIPOS 4
TM No. T0605049G WOODLAND and device T0605049G
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing

PDF icon Full Decision

Borri S.p.A. v Bees S.r.l. [2011] SGIPOS 5 TM No. 
T0608142B
BORRI T0608142B
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision

In the matter of a trade mark application by Societe des Produits Nestle S.A. [2011] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T0618780H Device of a Bottle T0618780H
Trade Mark Ex Parte Hearing PDF icon Full Decision

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc and Sheraton International, Inc v Staywell Hospitality Group Pty Ltd [2011] SGIPOS 7
TM No. T0802642I PARK REGIS with device (series of 2 marks) T0802642I
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)  PDF icon Full Decision
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision reversed) [2013] 1 SLR 489
Appeal to Court of Appeal (High Court decision reversed)
[2014] 1 SLR 911
Application for Opposition not to be Dismissed & Application for Leave to Amend Form TM 48 by Calidris 28AG (SA) and Objection Thereto by Barry Callebaut AG [2011] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T1012199I Red 8 (Bottle device) T1012199I
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Full Decision
Application to Allow Late Form for Extension of Time to Oppose by Singapore Press Holdings Limited and Objection Thereto by Alibaba Group Holding Limited [2011] SGIPOS 9 TM No. T0905684D Find it, Make it, Sell it T0905684D
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Full Decision
Application for an Extension of Time to File Evidence by SOS International A/S and Objection Thereto by (1) AEA International Holdings Pte Ltd (2) Blue Cross Travel Services B.V. [2011] SGIPOS 10 TM No. 
T0816999H
SOS International and device T0816999H
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Full Decision
Application for Security for Costs by Barry Callebaut AG and Objection Thereto by Bongrain S.A. [2011] SGIPOS 11 TM No. 
T0802758A
Caprimo T0802758A
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Full Decision
Calvin Klein Trademark Trust v IDM Apparel Pte Ltd [2011] SGIPOS 12 TM No. T0900197G GK device and Gioven Klein T0900197G
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision
In the matter of a trade mark application by Salvatore Ferragamo Italia S.p.A. [2011] SGIPOS 13 TM No.
T0912739C
Ribbon device T0912739C
Trade Mark Ex Parte Hearing PDF icon Full Decision
The Timberland Company v Avtar Singh and Harkirat Singh trading as Aero Club [2011] SGIPOS 14 TM No. T0605049G Woodland and device (series of 2 marks) T0605049G
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision
Doctor's Associates Inc v Sim Meng Seh trading as Prosperous Enterprise [2011] SGIPOS 15 TM No. T0709717I Subway T0709717I
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision
Application for Extension of Time to File Evidence in a Trade Mark Opposition by But Fashion Solutions – Comercio E Industria de Artigos Em Pele, LDA and Objection Thereto by Sao Paulo Alpargatas S.A. [2011] SGIPOS 16
TM No. T0906747A
Cubanas T0906747A
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Full Decision
Basic Trademark S.A. v Karelia Tobacco Company Inc. [2011] SGIPOS 17
TM No. T0815031F Kappa T0815031F
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)
PDF icon Full Decision
PT Abadi Sumber Hidup v Richard Oliver Wellershoff [2011] SGIPOS 18
TM No.
T1004611C
Storm and device T1004611C
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful) PDF icon Full Decision
Colorland Paint Centre Pte Ltd v Toto Group Pte. Ltd. formerly known as Toto Paint Pte Ltd [2011] SGIPOS 19
TM No. T0806894F Colourland Colour Your Home (series of 2 marks) T0806894F
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful) PDF icon Full Decision
Application to Allow Late Form for Extension of Time to Oppose by Seiko Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha and Objection Thereto by Choice Fortune Holdings Limited [2011] SGIPOS 20
TM No. T1100145H Seiki T1100145H
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Full Decision
In the matter of a trade mark application by Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd [2011] SGIPOS 21
TM No. T0817822I Red Cells and device (series of 4 marks) T0817822I
Trade Mark Ex Parte Hearing PDF icon Full Decision

 

2010

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Raffles Fine Arts Auctioneers Pte Ltd v Raffles Corporate Consultants Pte Ltd [2010] SGIPOS 1 TM Nos. T0306306G and T0306307E
RAFFLES
T0306306G
T0306307E
Trade Mark Invalidation (Unsuccessful)
PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Festina Lotus, S.A. v Romanson Co., Ltd. [2010] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T0525465Z
J.ESTINA and device
T0525465Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision reversed)
[2010] 4 SLR 552
Chery Automobile Co., Ltd v Tencent Holdings Limited [2010] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T0701616J QQ T0701616J
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)

PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary

SP Muthiah & Sons Pte Ltd v Sockalingam Kalidhas trading as Jayaco [2010] SGIPOS 4 TM No. T0801987B MAHARAJAH'S T0801987B
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary

SP Muthiah & Sons Pte Ltd v Sockalingam Kalidhas trading as Jayaco [2010] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T0801988J BUTTERFLY BRAND APPALAM and device T0801988J
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)

PDF icon Full Decision

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S.Tous, S.L. v Ng Wee Ping [2010] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T0720701B Bear device (series of 2 marks) T0720701B
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
CBR Textile GmbH v IC Companys A/S [2010] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T0704281A COMPANYS T0704281A
Trade Mark Invalidation (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Philip Morris Products S.A. v PT Perusahaan Dagang Dan Industri Tresno [2010] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T0525129D COUNTRY International and device (series of 2 marks) T0525129D
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
SubAir Systems, LLC v SubAir Systems Asia Limited [2010] SGIPOS 9 TM No. T0514132D SubAir and device
T0514132D
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Sebapharma GmbH & Co. v Cidore Holding Limited [2010] SGIPOS 10 TM No. T0722222D Sewame with Chinese characters and device T0722222D
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
Genzyme Corporation v Novozymes Switzerland AG [2010] SGIPOS 11 TM No. T0627878A CEREZYME T0627878A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary
In the matter of a trade mark application by City Developments Limited [2010] SGIPOS 12 TM No. 
T0809900J
5-STAR EHS T0809900J
Trade Mark Ex Parte Hearing PDF icon Full Decision
Application for Extension of Time to File Counter-Statement in a Trade Mark Application by KPR Singapore Pte Ltd and Objection Thereto by PSE Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd [2010] SGIPOS 13 TM No. T1003190F KPR and device T1003190F
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing
PDF icon Full Decision
Capitol Records LLC v Steven Corporation Pte Ltd [2010] SGIPOS 14 TM No. T9610194J
BLUENOTES T9610194J
Trade Mark Revocation (Unsuccessful)
PDF icon Full Decision
Sotheby's v Sichuan Softbill Auction Co., Ltd [2010] SGIPOS 15 TM No. T0720140E Chinese characters "Su Fu Bi" T0720140E
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful)
PDF icon Full Decision

PDF icon Case Summary

 

2009

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P.  v Lohmun Leather Products [2009] SGIPOS 1 TM No. T0514255Z SWISS POLO and device
T0514255Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
In the matter of patents in the name of Advanced Systems Automation Ltd (SG) and applications to restore [2009] SGIPOS 2
Patent P-Nos. 
90093, 81246, 66313, 102646, 84519, 78282, 105541, 35101, 64985, 92702, 103835 and 90709
-   Patents Ex Parte Hearing
PDF icon Case Summary
S. Tous. S.L. v Polo Spirit Pte Ltd [2009] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T0219037E and T0300022G Slightly rotated device of a bear with the letters and words, “QQ BEAR” on its rear left paw T0219037E
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)
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Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. v Ozone Community Corporation [2009] SGIPOS 4 TM No. T0203173J HYSTERIC GLAMOUR T0203173J
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)
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Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision reversed)
[2010] 2 SLR 459
Appeal to Court of Appeal (High Court decision upheld)
No written Grounds of Decision available
Société des Produit Nescafé SA v Master Beverage Industries Pte Ltd [2009] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T0422626A Golden Eagle and device (Series of 2 marks) T0422626A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Nutricia International B.V. v Societe Des Produits Nestle S.A. [2009] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T0521789D PROTECT T0521789D
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Hugo Boss AG v Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken Gmbh [2009] SGIPOS 7 TM No. 
T9812444A
BOSS T9812444A
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Application to Correct an Irregularity under rule 83 to File Counter-Statement out of time in Trade Marks Application by Martin Joseph Peter Myers and Objection by GSM (Operations) Pty Ltd, GSM (Trademarks) Pty Ltd and Billabong International Limited [2009] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T0805545C BILLABONG T0805545C
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Application for Extension of Time to File Counter-statement in Trade Mark Application by Alliance Cosmetics Sdn Bhd and Objection by (1) Procter & Gamble Business Services Canada and (2) The Procter & Gamble Company [2009] SGIPOS 9 TM No. T0804529F stage T0804529F
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Carita v Pardaco Trading Pte Ltd [2009] SGIPOS 10 TM No. T0625855A SS SARITA PARIS T0625855A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Campomar, S.L. v Nike International Ltd [2009] SGIPOS 11 TM No. 
T0117954H
NIKE T0117954H
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld) [2010] 3 SLR 951
Appeal to Court of Appeal (High Court decision reversed) [2011] 2 SLR 846
Cargill International Trading Pte Ltd v Martek Biosciences Corporation [2009] SGIPOS 12 Patent P-No. 42669 -   Patent Revocation (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
MacDermid, Incorporated v Alpha Fry Limited [2009] SGIPOS 13 Patent P-No. 45087 -   Patent Revocation (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
In the matter of a trade mark application by FFM Berhad [2009] SGIPOS 14 TM No. 
T0218492H
CAP SAUH and device T0218492H
Trade Mark Ex Parte Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court
(IPOS decision upheld)
No written Grounds of Decision available
Pierre Fabre Medicament v Dabur Pharma Limited [2009] SGIPOS 15 TM No. T0604212E VINELBINE T0604212E
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Cargill International Trading Pte Ltd v Martek Biosciences Corporation [2009] SGIPOS 16
Patent P-No. 49307
-   Patent Revocation (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Application for Security for Costs under Section 70 in Trade Marks Application by Beyond Properties Pty Ltd and Objection by Andrew Knight [2009] SGIPOS 17
TM No. T0417665E
MYTHBUSTERS
T0417665E
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary

 

2008

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
British American Tobacco (Brands) Inc v N.V. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company [2008] SGIPOS 1 TM No. T0312048F LUCKY DREAM T0312048F  Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
British American Tobacco (Brands) Inc v N.V. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company [2008] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T0312051F
LUCKY DRAW
T0312051F  Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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Boost Juice Holdings Pty Limited v AW Holdings Corp [2008] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T0407494A BOOSTER JUICE T0407494A  Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)
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New Zealand Dairy Board (assigned to New Zealand Milk Brands Limited) v N.V. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company [2008] SGIPOS 4 TM No.
T9703260H
ANGKOR T9703260H
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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Orlane S.A. v Seri Somboonsakdikul [2008] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T0319458G LOLANE T0319458G
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Valentino Globe B.V. v Pacific Rim Industries Inc. [2008] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T0320621F Emilio Valentino & Device T0320621F
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Sun Jiang Trading Sdn Bhd v Guangzhou Liby Group Co. Ltd [2008] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T0307711D "Liby" which appears below a circular device containing 2 Chinese characters T0307711D
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
RC Hotels (Pte) Ltd v Kopitiam Investment Pte Ltd [2008] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T9907860E KOPITIAM T9907860E
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Full Decision
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd v Pensonic Corporation Sdn Bhd [2008] SGIPOS 9 TM No. T0503804C PENSONIC and a device of the letter "P" T0503804C
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd v Pensonic Corporation Sdn Bhd [2008] SGIPOS 10 TM No. T0307469G and T0405913F Pensonic and a device of a letter P T0307469G

T0405913F
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
In the matter of patents in the name of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. and applications to restore [2008] SGIPOS 11 Patent P-Nos. 75688, 76800, 76801, 79379, 79380, 79381 and 79382 -   Patent Ex Parte Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Morinaga & Co., Ltd. v Crown Confectionery, Co., Ltd. [2008] SGIPOS 12 TM No. T0507253E MYCHEW T0507253E
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Mediacorp News Pte Ltd v Astro All Asia Networks plc [2008] SGIPOS 13 TM No. T0312742A and T0312744H ASTRO ALL ASIA NETWORKS plc and device T0312742A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld) [2009] 4 SLR(R) 496
Leonhard Kurz & Stiftung & Co. KG v Berger International Limited [2008] SGIPOS 14 TM No. T0416646C TOUCHWOOD T0416646C
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary

 

2007

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
In the matter of a trade mark application by Societe Des Produits Nestle S.A. [2007] SGIPOS 1 TM No. T0302944F The Red Mug device T0302944F
Trade Mark Ex Parte Hearing
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Wolverine World Wide, Inc. v Kabushiki Kaisha World [2007] SGIPOS 2 TM Nos. T0301036B, T0308893J and T0308894I HUSHUSH
T0301036B
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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Siemens Aktiengesellschaft v Electric Machine Industry Co. Ltd [2007] SGIPOS 3 TM Nos. T0019887E and T0019891C Maglev T0019887E
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)
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Siemens Aktiengesellschaft v Electric Machine Industry Co. Ltd [2007] SGIPOS 4 TM No. T0019888C Maglev T0019888C
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful)
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Application for Costs in Trade Mark Applications by Resorts World Bhd and Objection by Kellogg Company [2007] SGIPOS 5 TM Nos. T9613388E, T9613389C, T9613390G and T9613393A
"Tabby the Tiger" device (series of marks) T9613388E

T9613389C
Trade Mark Taxation Hearing
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Bulur Giyim Sanayi Ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi v Guangying Clothing Co. Ltd [2007] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T0403999B MEN VIGOSS T0403999B
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Singapore Street Festival Ltd v Tan Yueh Han Trading As SCC Square [2007] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T0412796D COSPLAY T0412796D
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Valentino Globe B.V. v Young Sangyo Co, Ltd [2007] SGIPOS 8 TM Nos. T9905892B, T9905893J, T0202986H and T0208224F
1. GIANNI VALENTINO
2. GIANNI VALENTINO and device
T9905892B
T0202986H
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Full Decision
Worldwide Brands, Inc. v Itochu Corporation [2007] SGIPOS 9 TM No. T0304866A SWEETCAMEL
T0304866A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Iveco S.p.A. v Mitsubishi Jodosha Kabushiki Kaisha [2007] SGIPOS 10 TM No. T0302011B MIVEC T0302011B
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Hu Kim Ai T/A Geneve Timepiece v Liew Yew Thoong T/A Crystal Hour [2007] SGIPOS 11 TM No. T9908070G COMMODORE and the device of 5 stars T9908070G
Trade Mark Invalidation (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Mobil Petroleum Company, Inc v Hyundai Mobis [2007] SGIPOS 12 TM No. T0205501Z

MOBIS

T0205501Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld)
[2008] 4 SLR(R) 427
Appeal to Court of Appeal (High Court decision upheld)
[2010] 1 SLR 512
The Procter & Gamble Company v Colgate-Palmolive Company [2007] SGIPOS 13 TM No. T9400542A SLUG device
T9400542A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
National League Properties Inc. v Superbowl Golf School & Country Club Pte Ltd [2007] SGIPOS 14 TM No. T9507674H SUPER BOWL T9507674H
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Tsukishima Kikai Co., Ltd v Kabushiki Kaisha Tokyo Seimitsu (Tokyo Seimitsu Co., Ltd) [2007] SGIPOS 15 TM No. T0013620I TSK and spindle device T0013620I
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Pfizer, Inc. v AstraZeneca AB [2007] SGIPOS 16
TM No. T0219370F ZELOXZAR
T0219370F
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary

 

2006

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken Gmbh v N.V. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company [2006] SGIPOS 1 TM No. T0115881H MIDWEST T0115881H
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Principal Financial Group, Inc. v First Principal Financial Pte Ltd [2006] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T0214847F
First Principal Financial
T0214847F
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Segafredo Zanetti S.P.A. v Sega Corporation [2006] SGIPOS 3 TM Nos. 
T9611883E and T9611963G 
SEGA T9611883E

T9611963G
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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Johnson & Johnson v Uni-Charm Kabushiki Kaisha (Uni-Charm Corporation) [2006] SGIPOS 4 TM No. T0000698D
Careree T0000698D
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision reversed)
[2007] 1 SLR(R) 1082
Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd v La Societe Des Brasseries Et Glacieres Internationales [2006] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T0021573G BIERE LARUE T0021573G
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Levi Struass & Co. v Pt Lea Sanent [2006] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T0200346Z ORIGINAL LEA STORE and device T0200346Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
The Gates Corporation v Grand Tec Resources Pte Ltd [2006] SGIPOS 7
TM No. T0217200H
GT DRIVES and logo
T0217200H
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld) [2007] 1 SLR(R) 1071
Mark Richard Jeffery and Guy Anthony West v Nautical Concept Pte Ltd [2006] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T0212589A JWEST T0212589A
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Oracle International Corporation v Ismet Nadir Aslan [2006] SGIPOS 9 TM No. T0309642I ORACLEOLOGY T0309642I
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Kellogg Company v Resorts World Bhd [2006] SGIPOS 10 TM Nos. T9613388E, T9613389C, T9613390G and T9613393A "TABBY THE TIGER" device T9613388E

T9613389C
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Austin Nichols & Co. Inc. v Stichting Lodestar [2006] SGIPOS 11 TM Nos. T0010876J and T0010877I WILD GEESE T0010876J
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld) No written Grounds of Decision available
Glaxo Group Limited v Gilead Sciences Inc. [2006] SGIPOS 12 TM No. T0403333A EMTRIVIR
T0403333A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Application for Costs in Trade Mark Applications by I-Net Singapore Pte Ltd and Objection by Computing Technology Industry Association Inc [2006] SGIPOS 13 TM Nos. T0203921I and T0203922G I-NET+ T0203921I
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Application for Costs in Trade Mark Application by Hannah Holdings Pte Ltd and Objection by Incontech Pte Ltd [2006] SGIPOS 14 TM No. T0601541A TRIMSLIM T0601541A
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Application for Costs in Trade Mark Application by Principal Financial Group Inc and Objection by First Principal Financial Pte Ltd [2006] SGIPOS 15 TM No. T0214847F
Application for Costs   Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Ezaki Glico Kabushiki Kaisha v Pret A Manger (Europe) Limited [2006] SGIPOS 16
TM No. T0116791D "PRET" on a star device
T0116791D
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary

 

2005

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Warner Communications, Inc v WBL Corporation Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 1 TM No. T9406345F "W" logo
T9406345F
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Esprit International v SPA Esprit Pte Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T0007987F & T0007988D spa esprit & spa esprit where mind is body T0007987F

T0007988D
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Tequila Cuervo, S.A. de C.V. v Tasco, S.A. [2005] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T9606267H
Tequila T9606267H
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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Perlini's Pte Ltd v JM Collective Pte Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 4 TM No. T0117732D & T0017698G Perllini T0117732D
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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Deutsche Telekom AG v E! Entertainment Television, Inc [2005] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T0006767C E! Online T0006767C
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Premo International  Pte Ltd v Karison Exports Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T0216533H Nippon Diesel and device T0216533H
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Application for Extension of Time to File Notice of Opposition in Trade Mark Application by Neutrogena Corporation and Objection by Neutrigen Pte Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T0411833G NEUTRIGEN SucoStop Advanced Fat Blaster Sugar Regulator & Device T0411833G
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Simmons Company v Trend Promoters (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd [2005] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T9908475C Paolo Simmons and device T9908475C
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Smile Inc. Asia Pte Ltd v Britesmile International, Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 9 TM Nos. T0010863I, T0010864G and T0010865E BRITESMILE T0010863I
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Baume & Mercier SA v Goldlion Enterprises (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 10
TM No. T0020034I
JEAN MERCIER
T0020034I
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld) [2006] 1 SLR(R) 401
Koyo Seiko Company Limited v Mohamed Mustafa & Samsudin Co Pte Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 11 TM No.
T0012534G
KOYO T0012534G
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Crocodile International Pte Ltd v Mrs Agnes Trouble [2005] SGIPOS 12 TM No.
T9701092B
A Device of a Lizard
T9701092B
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Tan Eng Hoe t/a A1 Foodstuff Trading v S-Lite Marketing Pte Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 13 TM No.
T0300493A
Action One A1 and device
T0300493A
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)
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Rothmans Of Pall Mall Limited v Maycolson International Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 14 TM No.
T0300663B
Fairlight and device T0300663B
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision partially reversed)
[2006] 2 SLR(R) 551
The London Tobacco Company Limited v Rock International (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 15 TM No.
T0118797D
BONJOUR and device T0118797D
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P. v Boby Footwear Pte Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 16
TM No.
T9710618J
L & A POLO and person on horse L.P. device
T9710618J
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Galderma S.A. v Dermik Laboratories, Inc [2005] SGIPOS 17
TM No.
T0111521C
BENZACLIN
T0111521C
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Guccio Gucci S.P.A v Grimoldi S.R.L [2005] SGIPOS 18
TM No.
T0212107A
GRIMOLDI MILANO and device
T0212107A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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Hu Kim Ai Trading As Geneve Timepiece v Rhine Watches Limited [2005] SGIPOS 19
TM No.
T0116758B
VALENLEO and device
T0116758B
Trade Mark Invalidation (Successful)
PDF icon Case Summary
International Nutrition Co. Ltd. A/S v Societe Des Produits Nestle S.A. [2005] SGIPOS 20
TM No.
T0211536E
GOLD
T0211536E
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)
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Mcdonald's Corporation v Future Enterprises Pte Ltd [2005] SGIPOS 21
TM No.
T0304985D
MacCoffee T0304985D
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)
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Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision partially upheld)
[2006] 4 SLR(R) 629
Appeal to Court of Appeal (High Court decision upheld)
[2007] 2 SLR(R) 845
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc. v United Air Lines, Inc. [2005] SGIPOS 22
TM Nos. T9907381F and T9907382D
UNITED SERVICES
T9907381F
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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2004

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Britesmile International Ltd v Smile Inc. Asia Pte Ltd [2004] SGIPOS 1 TM No.
T9800920J
SMILEinc T9800920J
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary

Nike International Ltd v Campomar Sociedad Limitada [2004] SGIPOS 2


TM No.
T8601301A
NIKE
 T8601301A Trade Mark Revocation (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision reversed) [2005] 4 SLR(R) 76
Appeal to Court of Appeal (High Court decision reversed) [2006] 1 SLR(R) 919
Nike International Ltd and Nike Singapore Pte Ltd v Campomar S. L. [2004] SGIPOS 3 TM No.
T9206434Z

NIKE

T9206434Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful)
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Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld)
[2005] 4 SLR(R) 76
Appeal to Court of Appeal (High Court decision upheld)
[2006] 1 SLR(R) 919
Dunhill Tobacco Of London Limited v ITC Limited [2004] SGIPOS 4 TM No.
T9404390J
ITC and device T9404390J
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld)
No written Grounds of Decision available
Pharmacia & Upjohn Company v Boonsueb Chanarat (assigned to Audace Industries CO Ltd) [2004] SGIPOS 5 TM No.
T9503396H
REGAN T9503396H
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Glaxo Group Limited v PT Bogamulia Nagadi [2004] SGIPOS 6 TM No.
T9800912Z
TEMPOVATE
T9800912Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Roussel Uclaf v Topifram Laboratories, Inc [2004] SGIPOS 7 TM No.
T8900511G
TOPIFRAM T8900511G
Trade Mark Rectification (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Montres Rolex S.A. v Seiko Kabushiki Kaisha (Trading As Seiko Corporation) [2004] SGIPOS 8 TM No.
T9915212J
ROOX
T9915212J
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Gary Lee Ongkowijaja v Viacom International Inc [2004] SGIPOS 9 TM No.
T0003154G
MTV T0003154G
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Hero v N.V. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company [2004] SGIPOS 10 TM No.
T0002450H
HERO T0002450H
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Principal Financial Group, Inc v First Principal Financial Planning Pte Ltd [2004] SGIPOS 11 TM No.
T9811597C
The Principal Financial Group and device T9811597C
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Sea World, Inc. v National Australia Trustees Limited [2004] SGIPOS 12 TM No.
T9604475J
SEA WORLD and device
T9604475J
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
In the matter of a trade mark application by Aki Habara Electric Corporation Pte Ltd [2004] SGIPOS 13 TM Nos.
T0115930Z, T0115931H and T0115932F
Makes Life Better
T0115930Z
Trade Mark Ex Parte Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
In-Comix Food Industries Sdn Bhd v Delight Express Limited [2004] SGIPOS 14 TM No. T0118477J EAGLE EXPRESS T0118477J
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld)
No written Grounds of Decision available
Sothys S.A. v Kabushiki Kaisha Nihon Josephine Sha (Doing Business As Josephine Cosmetics Inc.) [2004] SGIPOS 15 TM No. T9707578A Satys' T9707578A
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary

 

2003

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Application For Costs In Trade Mark Applications By Dorsub (DPR) Limited And Objection By Women's Secrets SA [2003] SGIPOS 1 TM Nos.
T9808865H and T9808868B
WOMEN'S  SECRET and WOMEN' SECRET T9808865H
T9808868B
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Societe Des Produits Nestle SA v Newmans Chocolates Ltd [2003] SGIPOS 2  TM No. T9913086J MILKBEARS T9913086J
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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McDonald's Corporation v Future Enterprises Pte Ltd [2003] SGIPOS 3 TM Nos.
T9506229A, T9506230E and T9506231C
MacNoodles and device, MacTea and device and MacChocolate and device
T9506229A

T9506230E

T9506231C
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
PDF icon Case Summary
Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld)
[2004] 2 SLR(R) 652
Appeal to Court of Appeal (High Court decision upheld)
[2005] 1 SLR(R) 177
Application For Costs In Trade Mark Applications By L. D. Waxson (S) Pte Ltd And Objection By Tohtonku (S) Pte Ltd [2003] SGIPOS 4
TM Nos.
T0200029J and T0000990H
Ginvera MARVEL GEL and MARVEL GEL T0200029J
T0000990H
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing
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Application For Opposition To Be Struck Out & Application For Leave To Amend Opposition In Trade Mark Application By Mandarin Oriental Services BV And Opposition By Excelsior Hotel Pte Ltd [2003] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T9101801H EXCELSIOR T9101801H
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Ayam S.A.R.L. v Tai Say (Import & Export) Pte Ltd [2003] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T9908732I Chap Ayam Belanda and device T9908732I
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Ayam S.A.R.L. v Tai Say (Import & Export) Pte Ltd [2003] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T9508420A Chap Ayam Belanda and device T9508420A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Application For Extension Of Time To Serve Notice Of Opposition In Trade Mark Application By Societe Des Produits Nestle S A And Objection By Shin Chin Distributors Pte Ltd [2003] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T0204611H SK and device T0204611H
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Marhani Binte Abdul Mutalib Trading As House of Burton (1888) Of Bloomsberry v Marco Polo Leather Design Limited [2003] SGIPOS 9 TM No. T8904696D Marcopolo T8904696D
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Hiang Kie Pte Ltd, Assigned To Coffee Club Private Limited v P.T. Super World Wide Foodstuff Industries [2003] SGIPOS 10 TM No. T9712030B Coffee Club T9712030B
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Conoco, Inc. v Cocon Food Industries Sdn Bhd [2003] SGIPOS 11 TM No. T9715413D COCON T9715413D
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
The Procter & Gamble Company v Uni-Charm Corporation [2003] SGIPOS 12 TM No. T0015262Z BREATHABLE
T0015262Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd v TKR Electronics Pte Ltd [2003] SGIPOS 13 TM No. T9908180J TKR Techniks
T9908180J
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Marhani Binte Abdul Mutalib Trading As House Of Burton (1888) Of Bloomsberry v Four Seasons Hotel (Barbados) Ltd [2003] SGIPOS 14 TM No. T9002389A FOUR SEASONS T9002389A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. v Casio Keisanki Kabushiki Kaisha (Casio Computer Limited) [2003] SGIPOS 15 TM No. T9713218A MEN IN BLACK T9713218A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Roche Products Limited v Novogen Research Pty Ltd [2003] SGIPOS 16
TM No. T9914723B RIMOSTIL
T9914723B
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Application For Security For Costs In Trade Mark Application By MGE UPS Systems And Objection By United Parcel Service Of America, Inc. [2003] SGIPOS 17
TM No. T9701146E MGE UPS SYSTEMS
T9701146E
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing PDF icon Case Summary
Chantelle v Kabushiki Kaisha Chandeal [2003] SGIPOS 18 TM No. T9304150E Chandeal
T9304150E
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful)
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Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision upheld)
No written Grounds of Decision available

2002

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
R J Reynolds Tobacco Company & Worldwide Brands Inc. v Chip Seng Impex (S) Pte Ltd [2002] SGIPOS 1 TM No.
T9604620F
CAMEL and device T9604620F
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Beecham Group P.L.C v Bayer Aktiengesellschaft [2002] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T9508886Z AMOXIBAY T9508886Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Tohtonku (S) Pte Ltd v The Proctor & Gamble Company [2002] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T9309771C SECRET T9309771C
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
The Proctor & Gamble Company v Tohtonku (S) Pte Ltd [2002] SGIPOS 4
TM No. T9613877A SECRET and device T9613877A
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Raffles Hotel (1886) Limited v Corporate Licensing Pty Ltd [2002] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T9701924E Lady Raffles T9701924E
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Raffles Hotel (1886) Limited v Corporate Licensing Pty Ltd [2002] SGIPOS 6
TM No. T9805174F Lady Raffles T9805174F
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Applications For Extensions Of Time To File Counter Statements In Trade Mark Applications By Asian Aisle Pte Ltd And Objection By Ricegrowers Co-operative Limited [2002] SGIPOS 7 TM Nos. T0020051I and T0020052G at-sunrice and device T0020051I
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The Morgan Crucible Company Limited v Magna International Pte. Limited [2002] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T9301392G Magna T9301392G
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Super Coffeemix Manufacturing Ltd v Future Enterprises Pte Ltd [2002] SGIPOS 9 TM Nos. T9411198A, T9506229A and T9506230E MacCoffee and device, MacNoodles and device and MacTea and device T9411198A
T9506229A

T9506230E
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Application For Extension Of Time To File Notice Of Opposition In Trade Mark Application By Potomac Tobacco Company Limited And Objection By Ritkam Trading & Manufacturing Pte Ltd [2002] SGIPOS 10
TM No. T0011318G SUPERMATCH and device T0011318G
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Application For Extension Of Time To File Counter Statement In Trade Mark Application By Kok Han Marketing Services And Objection By Sing Brothers Hardware Pte Ltd [2002] SGIPOS 11
TM No. T0108671Z SNAH T0108671Z
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing
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Application For Extension Of Time To File Notice Of Opposition In Trade Mark Application By American Cigarette Company (Overseas) Limited And Objection By Kangaroo Industries (Regd) [2002] SGIPOS 12
TM No. T9809833E Device T9809833E
Trade Mark Interlocutory Hearing
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2001

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Shanghai Tobacco Group And The China Tobacco Import And Export Shanghai Corporation v P.T. Permona [2001] SGIPOS 1 TM No. T9601053H CHUNG HWA T9601053H
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Wing Thye Loong (A Partnership) v Qinghai Medicines & Health Products Import & Export Corp. [2001] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T9508502Z ROOSTER BRAND and device T9508502Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Pepsico Inc. v Atlas Vending Pte Ltd [2001] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T9403613J MORNING DEW and device T9403613J
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Nike International Ltd v Campomar S L [2001] SGIPOS 4 TM No. T9206434Z NIKE T9206434Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Partially Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Ferrero S.P.A. v Soldan Holding + Bonbonspezialitaeten GmbH [2001] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T9405627A Kinder eukal and device T9405627A
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King Koil Licensing Company Inc & Matsushita Greatwall Corporation Pte Ltd v Magic-Koil Pte Ltd [2001] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T9512359B Magic Koil T9512359B
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The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P. v United States Polo Association [2001] SGIPOS 7 TM Nos. T9302181D and T9605119F USPA and device T9302181D
T9605119F
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Valentino Globe B V v Matsuda & CO [2001] SGIPOS 8 TM No. T9002085Z Valentino Rudy T9002085Z
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Mario Valentino S P A v Matsuda & CO [2001] SGIPOS 9 TM No. T9002086H Valentino Rudy T9002086H
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Appeal to High Court (IPOS decision reversed)  

2000

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Kabushiki Kaisha Komatsu Seisakusho (aka and/or d.b.a Komatsu Ltd.) v Tai Kwong Battery Industries Sdn Bhd [2000] SGIPOS 1 TM No. T9301533D KOMASU T9301533D
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Aigle S.A v Goh Aik Chew, Goh Aik How and Goh Aik Guan Trading As Broadway Leather Company [2000] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T9304863A AIGLE and device T9304863A
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Converse Inc. v New Olympian Rubber Products Co. Inc [2000] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T9006551I U.S. MASTER HARLEM STAR and device T9006551I
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1999

Citation Application Number Mark / Patent Mark Image Action Decision
Parfums Nina Ricci v Boby Footwear Pte Ltd [1999] SGIPOS 1 TM No. T9201907G LIZARICCI T9201907G
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Playboy Enterprises Inc. v Playboy Pte Ltd [1999] SGIPOS 2 TM No. T7563827I playboy and device T7563827I
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Asahi Kogaku Kogku K. K. (Asahi Optical Co. Ltd) v Pentax S.R.L. [1999] SGIPOS 3 TM No. T9301188F Pentax and device T9301188F
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Esquire Associates And The Hearst Corporation v Marhani Bte Abd. Mutalib Trading As Saudiapetrol [1999] SGIPOS 4 TM No. T8701712F EXECUTIVE SUITE QUARTERLY, ESQ T8701712F
Trade Mark Opposition (Successful) PDF icon Case Summary
Dorgi Manufacturing Pte Ltd v Interlicence And Distribution Ltd [1999] SGIPOS 5 TM No. T9102913C VUARNET T9102913C
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Pacific Food Products Sdn Bhd v Kellogg Company [1999] SGIPOS 6 TM No. T9006509H SMACKS T9006509H
Trade Mark Opposition (Unsuccessful) PDF icon Case Summary
Kabushiki Kaisha Hattori Seiko (Hattori Seiko Co. Ltd.) v Coway Investment Ltd. [1999] SGIPOS 7 TM No. T9005495I ALBINA T9005495I
Trade Mark Opposition 
(Unsuccessful)
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