LISA MORI - 213637

Administrative Decision Number213637
Date24 February 2005
SectionTrade Marks Act, 1996 - 2003-2007
Decision in Hearing
IN THE MATTER OF an application for registration of Trade Mark No. 213637 and
in the matter of an Opposition thereto.
of Industriezeile 24, 5280 Braunau am Inn, Austria
- Applicant
of Kilbarry, Waterford, Ireland
- Opponent
The application
1. On 23 April, 1999, Forma-Kutzscher GMBH, a body corporate organised and
existing under the laws of Germany, of Angerstrasse 30, D-94227 Zwiesel,
Germany, predecessor in title of the Applicant, made application (No. 99/1383) to
register LISA MORI as a Trade Mark in Class 21 in respect of “glassware,
especially crystal and lead crystal glassware”. The application contained a claim
to a right of priority on the basis of an application filed in Germany on 26
February, 1999.
2. The application was accepted for registration and advertised accordingly under
No. 213637 in Journal No. 1886 on 22 March, 2000.
3. Notice of Opposition to the registration of the mark pursuant to Section 43 of the
Act was filed on 21 June, 2000 by Waterford Wedgwood plc, an Irish company,
of Kilbarry, Waterford, Ireland. The Applicant filed a counter-statement on 28
September, 2000 and evidence was, in due course, filed by the parties under Rules
20, 21, 22 and 23 of the Trade Marks Rules, 1996.

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