Are there any differences in distinctiveness between the ZERO NINETEEN and Design?

Canada (Federal), Canada

The following excerpt is from Black Box Inc. v. Benisti Import-Export Inc., 2009 CanLII 82126 (CA TMOB):

Marks comprised of numerals are inherently weak [see Pepsico v. Daiwa 80 C.P.R. (2d) 160 (T.M.O.B.)]. In the present case, both the Applicant’s ZERO NINETEEN mark and the Opponent’s ZERO mark are only comprised of numbers and therefore possess very little distinctiveness. The Applicant’s ZERO NINETEEN and Design mark possesses a higher degree of distinctiveness than the Applicant’s ZERO NINETEEN mark because of its unique design component.

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