26 November 2020TrademarksSarah Morgan

UKIPO rejects Tefal’s figurative ‘red dot’ TM bid

The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has refused to register French cookware manufacturer Tefal’s figurative mark, after finding the applied-for trademark as devoid of distinctive character.

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