The trademark ZAL was filed by Bluescope Steel Limited, a corporation established under the laws of the Commonwealth of Australia (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on July 16, 2007, and received one opposition filed on September 28, 2007 by null on Likelihood of confusion. the opponent was represented by PONTI & PARTNERS, S.L.P and proceedings were handled in English, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued September 28, 2007
The application was filed in English, and English was also language of all opposition proceedings (French was selected as the second language).
Requests for conversion of an EUTM application into a national trade mark application of the trademark registration was recorded on October 25, 2012.