The trademark BECA was filed by BECA GRAFIC, S.A., a corporation established under the laws of the Kingdom of Spain (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on February 24, 2011, and received two oppositions.
There are two Oppositions claimed against trademark.
The first opposition filed on May 19, 2011 by Baier & Köppel GmbH & Co. KG on (a) Likelihood of confusion, (b) Earlier non registered TM & right to prohibit use of later TM under national law. the opponent was represented by MEISSNER BOLTE PATENTANWÄLTE RECHTSANWÄLTE PARTNERSCHAFT MBB and its proceedings were handled in English The second opposition filed on May 5, 2011 by Puth, Hans Edgar on (a) Identity of marks and Goods and Services, (b) Likelihood of confusion, (c) Unfair advantage and detriment to distinctiveness or repute. and its proceedings were handled in English
The application was filed in Spanish, and Spanish was also language of all opposition proceedings (English was selected as the second language).
The application claimed as seniority of the Kingdom of Spain trademark null and filed on December 29, 1995 which was accepted by the office.