The trademark QIOPTIQ was filed by Excelitas Technologies Corp, a U.S. corporation (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on April 30, 2006, and received one opposition filed on July 27, 2006 by QinetiQ Limited on (a) Likelihood of confusion, (b) Unfair advantage and detriment to distinctiveness or repute. and proceedings were handled in English, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued July 27, 2006
The application was filed in English, and English was also language of all opposition proceedings (French was selected as the second language).
The renewal of the trademark was recorded by the office on September 1, 2015.
Change of name and address of the trademark registration was recorded on June 8, 2006. A transfer of the trademark registration was recorded on February 27, 2008. Change of name and professional address of the trademark registration was recorded on March 2, 2008. Change of name and professional address of the trademark registration was recorded on January 25, 2009. A transfer of the trademark registration was recorded on January 19, 2016. A transfer of the trademark registration was recorded on January 28, 2016.
The Appeal with reference B R0201/2008-1 was Proceedings terminated according to Article 43 CTMR with decision issued on June 9, 2009 by the EUIPO. The Opposition with reference B 001037078 was refused according to Article 8(1)(b) CTMR with decision issued on November 25, 2007 by the EUIPO.
Goods And Services
The mark was filed in class 9 with following description of goods:
Image intensified night vision equipment, thermal imaging night vision equipment, optical modules and components, optical modules for head-up, head level, head down displays, helmed mounted displays, scopes, binolulars, sighting telescopes, collimators, electro optical measuring equipment, anti-glare visors
Bar code scanners, video projectors and video cameras
Microscopes, stereoscopes, vertometers and telescopes
Zoom lenses and other lenses for optical instruments
Illuminators and video couplers, TV camera lenses, plastic optics
Front surface mirrors, hot mirrors, cold mirrors, dielectric mirrors, transparent mirrors
Anti-glare panels for visual displays
Visible light, infra-red and ultra violet filters of following types: long and shortwave pass filters, narrow band pass filters, wide band pass filters, square band filters, dual band filters, colour separation filters, heat/light separation filters, dichroic filters, trichoic filters, neutral density filters, attenuations filters, edge filters, laser blocking filters.
The mark was filed in class 37 with Maintenance and repair of night vision equipment and optical equipment and apparatus.
The mark was filed in class 40 with Applying protective coatings to lenses and optical components.
The mark was filed in class 42 with Optical and imaging design services providing opto-mechanical and opto-electronics, design and engineering of optical components, and optical modules, imaging systems and sub-systems and optical systems.