Live Long and Prosper

By Thomas Hooper, Aaron Hetherington

08-2019

On 26th January 2018, Star Trek Private Equity LLC (the Applicant) filed EU trade mark (EUTM) application No 17741497 for the STAR TREK SPORT NUTRITION figurative mark (shown right) in relation to “dietary and nutritional supplements” in class 5.


CBS Studios Inc, the successor of all rights associated with the Star Trek television series, and all related series, films and merchandise, opposed the application. The opposition was filed on the basis of CBS’s EUTM registration No 5150446 for the word mark STAR TREK and on the grounds of Article 8(5) EUTMR.

This article was written for the CITMA Review.

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