The trademark FOKUS was filed by FOKUS Marketing GmbH, a corporation established under the laws of the Republic of Austria (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on June 3, 2011, and received one opposition filed on August 11, 2011 by Focus Magazin Verlag GmbH on (a) Likelihood of confusion, (b) Unfair advantage and detriment to distinctiveness or repute. the opponent was represented by KANZLEI PROF. SCHWEIZER and proceedings were handled in German, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued August 11, 2011
The application was filed in German, and German was also language of all opposition proceedings (English was selected as the second language).
The renewal of the trademark was recorded by the office on April 26, 2021.
Change of name and professional address of the trademark registration was recorded on January 4, 2013. Change of name and professional address of the trademark registration was recorded on July 4, 2013. Change of name and professional address of the trademark registration was recorded on February 2, 2017. Change of name and professional address of the trademark registration was recorded on April 12, 2018. Change of name and professional address of the trademark registration was recorded on January 15, 2020.
Goods And Services
The mark was filed in class 35 with following description of goods:
Advertising, including promotion of goods, services and competitions
Organization of fairs and exhibitions for commercial or advertising purposes
Rental of advertising space
Rental of advertising time on communication media
Arranging of trading and economical contacts, also over the Internet
Development of usage concepts for real estate with regard to professional business matters (facility management)
Business management and organisation consultancy, business inquiries
Distribution of advertisements, direct or by post, publicity columns preparations
Research and collation and evaluation of mathematical or statistical data for documentation purposes
Computerised file managing
Compilation and systematisation of data in computer databases
Preparation of business statistics
Selection of personnel
Document reproduction services, Secretarial services, Procurement and adminstration of customer lists.
The mark was filed in class 37 with following description of goods:
An activity carried out in the construction and repair sector
Construction of information and communications technology infrastructures for buildings
Producing,Maintaining and Repair of computer hardware
Installation and maintenance of hardware for Internet access and network systems.
The mark was filed in class 41 with following description of goods:
Arranging and conducting of conferences, congresses, symposiums, colloquiums, seminars and workshops (providing of training)
Providing of training
Arranging and conducting of shows, quizzes, theatrical performances, sporting events and and Musical events.