Applicant's Marks (Application Marks):
This trade mark opposition was commenced by the owner of the “TANGO” trade mark (registered in Class 30 for chocolate and cocoa products) against a competitor’s application to register “OT TANGO” (in Class 30 for, among other things, chocolate and cocoa products).
Opposition allowed. Application Mark refused registration. Applicant to pay Opponent’s cost.
OT Tango chocolates and cocoa products brand ousted by Tango brand in a successful opposition of the former’s trade mark registration in Singapore. The Registry found GCIH Trademarks Limited, owner of the Tango brand, had made a case that OT Tango brand was visually, aurally and conceptual similarity to Tango and further found OT Tango to have passed off as Tango.