The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) rejected the trademark application holding that it is descriptive – the rules of distinctiveness.
Recent years have seen a tendency for world-famous luxury fashion brands to exchange their well-known logos with their distinctive lettering for a clean, simpler design.
The applicant filed the word combination „Kiwi TV”. The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office rejected the application.
The HIPO (Hungarian Intellectual Property Office) rejected the opposition and registered the mark in respect of the prior use of the opponent.
The applicant filed the international word mark DRIVE PILOT in the class 9, namely for vehicle safety software.
The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) refused the protection for Hungary.
The applicant requested review with the Metropolitan Tribunal, but it was rejected. The applicant argued that the term spirit is connected to relaxation, it has a spiritual, mental meaning. The term spirit is not used in the living English.