The trademark AVNET was filed by Avnet Data Security, LTD, a corporation established under the laws of the State of Israel (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on July 30, 2020, and received one opposition filed on November 1, 2020 by Avnet, Inc. on (a) Identity of marks and Goods and Services, (b) Likelihood of confusion. the opponent was represented by DLA Piper UK LLP and proceedings were handled in English, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued November 1, 2020
The application was filed in English, and English was also language of all opposition proceedings (German was selected as the second language).
Goods And Services
The mark was filed in class 41 with following description of goods:
Cyber security training services, including providing training to identify, detect, and handle cyber-attacks
Training services to develop professional defensive, forensic, and penetration tester skills including detecting, containing, isolating, refining, analyzing, and exploiting the understanding of system vulnerabilities
Industrial Control Systems and SCADA security training services.
The mark was filed in class 42 with following description of goods:
Cyber strategy design services, namely security audits and risk assessments of networks, IT infrastructures, end points, industrial networks, web server infrastructures, cyber security organization policies, employee training levels, security operations capabilities and organizational data security procedures
Cyber-incident and cyber-attack response services, including identifying, containing, analyzing, mitigating and reporting cyber-incidents and cyber-attacks
Cyber-attack simulation services
Ethical hacking and penetration testing
Cyber-security technology research services, including cyber-threat landscape analyses, defensive and offensive cyber tactics, techniques and procedures of advanced threat actors and emerging technologies
IT services, namely, cyber support services, namely in the fields of cyber systems, communications, infrastructures, penetration testing and governance, risk and compliance consulting
Cyber monitoring services, including real time analysis, ongoing cyber-attack and cyber campaign identification within a network
IT security services for systems, networks, communications, infrastructure, and applications including risk assessments, penetration testing and application security reviews, application security audits, and information security code reviews
Cyber solutions services, namely, integration of cyber security products, threat detection and analytics, cloud-based user and application protection, data storage services
IT services, namely, Industrial Control Systems and SCADA security consultancy and research services
IT services, namely, real-time security assessments of SCADA, DCS, EMS, and process control system environments
Cybersecurity testing services for Industrial Control System and SCADA infrastructures
Industrial Control Systems and SCADA security consultancy services, namely, risk assessments, risk classification, threat identification, security control selection, standards compliance, system design reviews, pre-commissioning testing, application security commissioning assistance, site audits, responsive solutions and preventative measures against cyber attacks
Consultancy in relation to compliance and procedure services in the fields of communications networks, systems, system applications and mechanisms
IT services for the implementation of security standards, including health information security standards.