NILSON vs NILSON. 07 03 2017
On March 7, 2017, the Appeals division of the Lithuanian State Patent Bureau has dismissed opposition No. PNZ-486 of the interested person METAL KALIP SANAYI VETICARET ANONIM SIRKETI regarding cancellation of the trademark “NILSON” registration No. 73139 owned by UAB „EMOKO“.
The Appeals division has stated that the interested person METAL KALIP SANAYI VETICARET ANONIM SIRKETI has no any prior subjective right valid in Lithuania regarding the trademark “NILSON”. No evidence has been submitted to confirm prior subjective rights. In addition it has been stated that the opposed trademark owner and the interested person are not competitors, consequently the application for the registration of a mark was made not in bad faith by the applicant. Consequently the opposition was dismissed and the trademark “”NILSON” was registered.