07 Oct '11, 3am

#Subway loses trademark battle with #Singapore clothing retailer #law

SINGAPORE - Doctor's Associates, owner of sandwich restaurant chain Subway, has lost its bid to block a Singapore clothing retailer from registering the "Subway" trademark for women's apparel. The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore's (IPOS) judgment on Monday in favour of clothing retailer Prosperous Enterprise - which Today obtained a copy of - comes at a time when the American sandwich giant is suing a local nyonya kueh retailer for trademark infringement in the High Court. In the case involving the clothing retailer, Prosperous Enterprise owner Sim Meng Seh had registered the "Subway" trademark for its clothes in 1988. He had forgotten to renew the registration when it lapsed in 2005 but when he applied to IPOS to do so in April 2007, the sandwich company stepped in to halt the registration. The restaurateur argued that allowing Mr Sim, 52, to register the tradem...

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