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If a trademark that you wish to register is already registered with the Korean Intellectual
Property Office, there is a legal provision that can revoke the registered
trademark by filing a judgment(trial).
In the Korean Intellectual Property Office, these judgment(trial) is most frequently used.
We proactively verify that the trademark has been used on the Internet before proceeding with the judgment.
Article 119 (Trial to Revoke Trademark Registration) (1) Where a registered trademark falls under any of the followings, a trial to revoke the trademark registration may be requested:
- Where a trademark right holder causes the misunderstanding of the quality of goods or
confusion with goods related to another person’s business among consumers by
wilfully using a trademark similar to the registered trademark on the
designated goods, or using the registered trademark or a similar trademark on
goods similar to the designated goods;
- Where an exclusive licensee or a non-exclusive licensee causes the misunderstanding of
the quality of goods or confusion with goods related to another person’s
business by using a registered trademark or a trademark similar to the
registered trademark on the designated goods, or goods similar to the
designated goods: Provided, That the foregoing shall not apply where the
trademark right holder pays considerable attention;
- Where none of a trademark right holder, an exclusive licensee or a non-exclusive licensee has used the registered trademark on the designated goods in the Republic of Korea
for at least three consecutive years without justifiable grounds before a trial
to revoke the registered trademark is requested; 4. Where the registered
trademark violates the latter part of Article 93 (1), and paragraphs (2), and
(4) through (7) of the aforesaid Article; 5. Where similar registered
trademarks belong to different respective trademark right holders due to the
transfer of the trademark rights, and one of them causes the misunderstanding
of the quality of goods or confusion with goods related to another person’s
business among consumers by using his/her trademark on goods identical or
similar to the designated goods bearing his/her trademark for the purpose of