Seagull watch won the trademark fight against Omega
(China IP)
Updated: 2012-06-13

Seagull watch won the trademark fight against Omega

The intellectual property board of the organizing committee of the World Watch and Jewelry Show in Basel, Switzerland, ruled over the complaint filed by Swiss watchmaker Omega against Tianjin Seagull Watch Group over trademark infringement on March 10, finding Seagull constituted no infringement over the registered trademark of Omega. On the afternoon of March 9, Omega filed a complaint to the IP board of the Show, claiming that Seagull used the word "CO-AXIAL" in its promotional materials and allegedly infringed the trademark of Omega. By citing the English translation of "同轴的" from the encyclopedia and English-Chinese Dictionary as co-axial, Seagull defended that co-axial was used as an adjective to describe the watch, rather than a trademark.

As another case of victory in rights-safeguarding, it proves Seagull is stepping to "Invented in China" from "Made in China."

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