The trademark EBB AND FLO was filed by Toolstation Limited, a corporation established under the laws of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on October 14, 2019, and received one opposition filed on January 14, 2020 by Flo Technologies, Inc. on (a) Art. 8(4), (b) Likelihood of confusion, (c) Unfair advantage and detriment to distinctiveness or repute. the opponent was represented by MISHCON DE REYA LLP and proceedings were handled in English, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued January 14, 2020
The application was filed in English, and English was also language of all opposition proceedings (German was selected as the second language).
Appointment and Replacement of representative of the trademark registration was recorded on January 28, 2021.
Goods And Services
The mark was filed in class 11 with following description of goods:
Apparatus for heating, steam generating, drying, ventilating, water supply and sanitary purposes
Kitchen and bathroom taps and mixers
Shower heads and handsets
Shower control apparatus
Plugs for showers, sinks, baths and wash basins
Washers for water faucets and for water taps
Sinks, bathroom sinks, kitchen sinks
Shower valves and shower mixing valves, thermostatic valves, radiator valves, steam valves, ball valves, mixing valves, valves being plumbing fittings
Level, water and shower control valves
Manually operated plumbing valves
Safety valves for water pipes and water apparatus
Stop valves for regulating water
Water regulating values, tub control valves
Shower valves, ball valves, mixing valves, regulating valves, air valves for steam heating installations, thermostatic valves, thermostatic mixing valves, thermostatic fire valves, safety valves, stop valves, pressure relief valves, automatic valves, water inlet valves, water outlet valves, wet and dry riser valves
Strainers for water lines
Sink strainers, coarse strainers for water screening, strainers for use with shower trays
Dosing pots for water heating and cooling systems
Parts, fittings and accessories for the aforesaid goods.