EUTM file information



February 3, 2017

Trademark Summary

The trademark CHIBA was filed by Ahmed Al-Aradi handelende onder de naam Chiba Clothing, a corporation established under the laws of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on March 20, 2017, and received one opposition filed on June 6, 2017 by CHIBA GLOVES GERMANY GmbH & Co. KG on (a) Identity of marks and Goods and Services, (b) Likelihood of confusion, (c) Unfair advantage and detriment to distinctiveness or repute. the opponent was represented by Castell, Klaus and proceedings were handled in English, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued June 6, 2017

The application was filed in Dutch, and Dutch was also language of all opposition proceedings (English was selected as the second language).

The Opposition with reference B 002906256 was rejected according to Article 8(1)(a) EUTMR with decision issued on October 25, 2018 by the EUIPO.

Goods And Services

  • The mark was filed in class 18 with following description of goods:
    1. Card cases of leather
    2. Money pouches of leather
    3. Briefcases [leather goods]
    4. Leather notecases.
  • The mark was filed in class 25 with following description of goods:
    1. Clothing
    2. Footwear
    3. Hats.