Trump International Ltd v DTTM Operations LLC (Comptroller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks intervening)

Trade mark – Registration. The appellant company's appeal against a decision of the hearing officer of the Intellectual Property Office (the IPO) failed. The proceedings concerned an attempt by the appellant company to register the words 'TRUMP TV' as a trade mark in the UK. The Chancery Division held that the hearing officer had not erred in holding that the application was in bad faith. The court gave guidance as to the approach that the IPO should take in future cases.

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