The trademark AWC was filed by Homburg Industries N.V., a corporation established under the laws of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on August 27, 2007, and received one opposition filed on November 27, 2007 by Richemont International S.A. on (a) Identity of marks and Goods and Services, (b) Likelihood of confusion. the opponent was represented by GEVERS and proceedings were handled in English, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued November 27, 2007
The application was filed in Dutch, and Dutch was also language of all opposition proceedings (English was selected as the second language).
The renewal of the trademark was recorded by the office on September 14, 2016.
Appointment and Replacement of representative of the trademark registration was recorded on December 4, 2007. Appointment and Replacement of representative of the trademark registration was recorded on May 5, 2008. Change of name and address of the trademark registration was recorded on December 19, 2012.
The Appeal with reference B R0535/2009-2 was Opposition rejected according to Article 8(1)(b) CTMR with decision issued on May 6, 2010 by the EUIPO. The Opposition with reference B 001249202 was rejected according to Article 8(1)(b) CTMR with decision issued on April 21, 2009 by the EUIPO.