McDonald's International Property Co. Ltd v. Dr. Olaf J. Jansen

McDonald's International Property Co. Ltd


The Opposition Division rejected the opposition, despite the fact that some of the goods were identical or highly similar and the signs were similar to a certain degree. Taking into account the fact that the signs coincide in the only distinctive element 'Mc' of the contested sign, the Board found likelihood of confusion in respect of the identical/similar goods and also allowed the opposition, based on Article 8/5 for the dissimilar goods in Class 5.

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