The trademark Tara was filed by Millennium & Copthorne International Limited, a corporation established under the laws of the Republic of Singapore (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on July 13, 2009, and received one opposition filed on October 13, 2009 by Global Hotels & Resorts IP B.V. on Likelihood of confusion. the opponent was represented by TAYLOR WESSING LLP and proceedings were handled in English, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued October 13, 2009
The application was filed in English, and English was also language of all opposition proceedings (French was selected as the second language).
The Opposition with reference B 001563462 was refused according to null with decision issued on July 22, 2013 by the EUIPO.
Goods And Services
The mark was filed in class 35 with following description of goods:
Business management of hotels and motels and other temporary accommodation including serviced apartments and apartment hotels
Public relations services in relation to temporary accommodation, including hotels and motels, serviced apartments and apartment hotels
Marketing of temporary accommodation including hotels and motels, serviced apartments and apartment hotels including the advertising of the aforementioned services via the Internet and other global computer networks.
The mark was filed in class 43 with following description of goods:
Temporary accommodation services, accommodation (rental of temporary), catering (food and drink), rental of meeting rooms, restaurants, cafés, reservations of temporary accommodation