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Decisions of the Commissioner - June / July 2017

Decisions of the Commissioner issued in June and July are now available online.

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Trade marks


Chloe Taylor v Tea Living, Inc. [2017] NZIPOTM 17

Class 25
Application for Declaration of Invalidity

Beiersdorf AG v Unilever PLC [2017] NZIPOTM 18

Class 3

Biosa Canada Inc v Biosa Denmark ApS [2017] NZIPOTM 19

Class 5
Application for Declaration of Invalidity

Swatch AG v Apple Inc. [2017] NZIPOTM 20

Classes 9 and 14 Opposition

Parsons Music Limited v Julius Blüthner Pianofortefabrik GmbH [2017] NZIPOTM 21

Class 15
Application for Declaration of Invalidity

NZME. Publishing Limited v Trade Me Limited [2017] NZIPOTM 22

Classes 35 and 41 Opposition



Charles Caulder Bree [2017] NZIPOPAT 16

(2013 Act)

Timtech International Limited v Koppers Performance Chemicals New Zealand [2017] NZIPOPAT 17

Section 21