The trademark CATO was filed by Ilscipio GmbH, a corporation established under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on April 14, 2014, and received one opposition filed on July 8, 2014 by Bartsch, Christian on Likelihood of confusion. the opponent was represented by FASP FINCK SIGL & PARTNER RECHTSANWÄLTE STEUERBERATER MBB and proceedings were handled in German, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued July 8, 2014
The application was filed in German, and German was also language of all opposition proceedings (English was selected as the second language).
Goods And Services
The mark was filed in class 9 with following description of goods:
Machine-readable data carriers of all kinds provided with programs, included in class 9
Data processing programs, including accompanying material, namely manuals (handbooks), catalogues, Operating instructions and work instructions in electronic form
None of the aforesaid goods in connection with computer programs for creating and processing graphics, audio, video and multimedia content or for user interfaces for computer algebra systems.
The mark was filed in class 38 with following description of goods:
Consultancy and information relating to the aforesaid services, included in this class
None of the aforesaid services in connection with operating an online media marketplace for graphics, audio, video and multimedia content.
The mark was filed in class 42 with following description of goods:
IT services, namely hosting, software as a service (SaaS) and rental of computer software, IT consultancy, information services, IT security, protection and repair, data duplication and conversion, data coding, data mining, digital watermarks, data migration, updating of websites, for others, monitoring of computer systems by remote access
Computer service, Technological services in relation to computers, Computer network services, Updating the memory banks of computer systems
Software development, programming and implementation
Computer hardware development
Rental of computer hardware and facilities
Computer analysis and diagnostics
Research and development, and implementation of computers and computer systems
Computer project management
Information, advisory and consultancy services relating to aforesaid, In class 42
None of the aforesaid services in connection with computer programs for creating and processing graphics, audio, video and multimedia content or for user interfaces for computer algebra systems.