SIRDES LASAI. 2017 03 22
On March 22, 2017, the Appeals Division of Lithuanian State Patent Bureau has satisfied appeal No. ANZ-43 of the interested person UAD „Valentis“ regarding the refusal of trademark “ŠIRDIES LAŠAI“ registration.
The Appeals division has stated that the applicant provided sufficient evidence that the trademark “ŠIRDIES LAŠAI” (in English “HEART DROPS”) has acquired distinctive character through use. The Appeals division concluded that the evidence provided by the applicant are sufficient to show that the trademark is used for a very long time and that the medicine “ŠIRDIES LAŠAI” is ranked in the first place as the best – selling medicine.
In conclusion, it was stated that the appeal is satisfied and the registration of the mark “ŠIRDIES LAŠAI” is not allowed.