Honda Motor Co.,Ltd., the owner of protected trademarks No. 12829 “SUPRE CUB”, No. 216485 “AT CUB” and Trademark Applications No. 4-2017-15541 “ CROSS CUB” and No. 4-2020-40944 “CUB” has filed a request with the IP Vietnam to oppose the applied-for mark under application No.4-2021-25187 “CUBINDO” to be registered for “Motorcycle; electric motorcycles; motorcycle engine; electric motorcycle engine; motobike accessories; electric motorcycle accessories” in Class 12 on the grounds of (i) confusing similarity to the Honda Motor’s prior trademarks and applications for the same products, namely “motorcycles” that has been widely recognized in the world and Vietnam and (ii) misleading consumers about the origin of products bearing the mark.
The case is being handled by the IP Vietnam./.