affinity - European Union Trademark Information

The trademark application for affinity was filed on November 9, 2011, with 2 designated Nice Classes under EUTM trademark no. 010402543. The trademark was successfully registered on June 27, 2013.

Trademark application with the EUIPO claimed priority of an earlier filing in United Kingdom on May 25, 2011 with a trademark application number 2582497.

Trademark holder Match.com L.L.C. was represented by BARKER BRETTELL LLP (EUIPO registered representative, ID no. 10680).

An opposition was raised during the opposition process. The opposition was filed by Hama GmbH & Co. KG on May 10, 2012. The opponent was represented by BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT ANWALTSPARTNERSCHAFT MBB - PATENTANWÄLTE RECHTSANWÄLTE.

Current trademark registration will expire on November 9, 2021.

TRADEMARK INFORMATION
Trademark Name affinity Trademark No. 010402543
Type Figurative Status Registered
Filling Date November 9, 2011 Registration Date June 27, 2013
NICE Classes 35, 45 Basis EUTM
Reference RN59476T.EM Status Date July 1, 2013
Owner Information
Owner Match.com L.L.C.
Owner ID 304545
Legal Status Legal entity
Country US
Address Match.com L.L.C.
P.O. Box 25458
Dallas, Texas 75225
UNITED STATES
Representative Information
Representative BARKER BRETTELL LLP
Representative ID 10680
Legal Status Legal person
Country GB
Address BARKER BRETTELL LLP
100 Hagley Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham B16 8QQ
UNITED KINGDOM
Decisions
Date Kind Status Reference
March 22, 2013 Opposition Partially refused CTMA/IR 002009879
NICE CLASS Descriptions
Class Class Description
35
Advertising, Business Consulting

Marketing and advertising services; market research and information research services; the collection, analysis and dissemination of information about advertisements; competitive analysis and business reporting services; compilation and systemisation of information into computer databases; computerised file management services; business management and information services; consultancy, advisory and information services relating to the aforesaid services.

45
Personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals

Providing social introduction and date-arranging services; administering personality and physical attractiveness testing and creating personality and physical attractiveness profiles of others; dating agency services; match-making services; computer dating services; provision of dating agency services via the Internet; provision of dating agency services via television, radio and telephone; agency services which arrange personal introductions; social escorting services; information and advisory services relating to the aforesaid services; providing information regarding on-line dating and introduction services; conducting of dating insight surveys; conducting of relationship surveys.

Priority
Country Number Date Status
United Kingdom 2582497 May 25, 2011 ABANDONED

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