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TRADE-MARKS - Opposition - Grounds - Confusion - Nature of wares, service or business - Surrounding circumstances

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 @ 08:54 AM  

Appeal by U-Haul International Inc. (U-Haul) from the dismissal of its appeal from decisions of the Trade-marks Opposition Board refusing to register the trademarks U-BOX and U-BOX WE-HAUL. The respondent, UBox It Inc., had opposed the applications for registration on the ground that the trademarks were confusing with its registered trademark U BOX IT. The appellant applied for registration of U-BOX and U-BOX WE-HAUL in 2009 for use in association with moving and storage services, namely, rental, moving, storage, delivery and pick up of portable storage...