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Sunplus Technology Co. Ltd v Ohim (Trade Marks And Designs): ECJ 26 Mar 2009

Appeal Community trade mark Regulation (EC) No 40/94 Article 8(1)(b) Word and figurative mark ‘SUNPLUS’ Opposition by the proprietor of the national word marks ‘SUN’ Refusal of registration Judges: C.W.A. Timmermans, P Citations: C-21/08, [2009] EUECJ C-21/08, [2009] ETMR 46 Links: Bailii European, Intellectual Property Updated: 05 August 2022; Ref: scu.380269

Scil Proteins v OHMI: ECFI 12 Nov 2008

ECJ Community trade mark Opposition proceedings Application for Community figurative mark affilene Earlier Community word mark AFFILIN Relative ground for refusal Likelihood of confusion Similarity between products Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-87/07, [2008] EUECJ T-87/07 Links: Bailii Statutes: Regulation (EC) No 40/94 8(1)(b) European, Intellectual Property Updated: 04 August 2022; Ref: … Continue reading Scil Proteins v OHMI: ECFI 12 Nov 2008

L ‘Oreal v OHMI- Spa Monopole (Spa Therapy): ECFI 25 Mar 2009

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for the Community word mark SPA THERAPY – Earlier national word mark SPA – Relative ground for refusal Likelihood of confusion Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-109/07, [2009] EUECJ T-109/07 Links: Bailii European, Intellectual Property Updated: 23 July 2022; Ref: scu.328033

Sadas v OHMI – LTJ Diffusion (Arthur Et Felicie): ECFI 24 Nov 2005

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for Community word mark ARTHUR ET FELICIE – Earlier figurative mark including the word element -Arthur – Relative ground of refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-346/04, [2005] EUECJ T-346/04 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: European Intellectual Property Updated: 15 … Continue reading Sadas v OHMI – LTJ Diffusion (Arthur Et Felicie): ECFI 24 Nov 2005

GFK v OHMI-Bus (Online Bus): ECFI 24 Nov 2005

ECJ Community trade mark – Application for the Community word mark Online Bus – Earlier figurative trade mark composed of the word -BUS- and a figure made up of three interlaced triangles – Genuine use of the earlier mark – Article 15(2)(a) and Article 43(2) and (3) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – Likelihood of … Continue reading GFK v OHMI-Bus (Online Bus): ECFI 24 Nov 2005

Simonds Farsons Cisk v Ohmi-Spa Monopole (Kinji By Spa): ECFI 24 Nov 2005

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition procedure – Application for registration of a Community figurative mark containing the verbal element -KINJI by SPA- Earlier Community word mark KINNIE – Likelihood of confusion Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – Article 73 of Regulation No 40/94. Citations: T-3/04, [2005] EUECJ T-3/04 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: European … Continue reading Simonds Farsons Cisk v Ohmi-Spa Monopole (Kinji By Spa): ECFI 24 Nov 2005

Mulhens v OHMI – Minoronzoni (Tosca Blu): ECFI 11 Jul 2007

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition procedure Application for figurative Community trade mark TOSCA BLU Earlier national word mark TOSCA Relative grounds for refusal Well-known trade mark within the meaning of Article 6 bis of the Paris Convention Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 Article 8(5) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-150/04, [2007] … Continue reading Mulhens v OHMI – Minoronzoni (Tosca Blu): ECFI 11 Jul 2007

Devinlec Developpement Innovation Leclerc SA v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs): ECJ 12 Jan 2006

ECJ Community trade mark – Figurative mark containing the verbal element ‘quantum’ – Opposition of the proprietor of the national figurative mark Quantieme – Relative ground of refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b), Article 15(2) and Article 43(3) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: C-173/04, [2006] EUECJ C-173/04 Links: Bailii, Bailii Jurisdiction: European … Continue reading Devinlec Developpement Innovation Leclerc SA v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs): ECJ 12 Jan 2006

Soffass v OHMI-Sodipan (Nicky): ECFI 23 Nov 2005

ECFI Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for Community figurative mark containing the verbal element -‘NICKY’ – Earlier national figurative marks containing the verbal element – ‘NOKY’ – Rejection of opposition for absence of likelihood of confusion – Annulled by the Board of Appeal – Remittal to the Opposition Division to examine whether … Continue reading Soffass v OHMI-Sodipan (Nicky): ECFI 23 Nov 2005

Biofarma v OHMI – Bausch and Lomb Pharmaceuticals (Alrex): ECFI 17 Nov 2005

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Earlier national word mark ARTEX – Application for Community word mark ALREX – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-154/03, [2005] EUECJ T-154/03 Links: Bailii Statutes: Regulation (EC) No 40/94 European, Intellectual Property Updated: 04 July … Continue reading Biofarma v OHMI – Bausch and Lomb Pharmaceuticals (Alrex): ECFI 17 Nov 2005

Bayern Innovativ v OHMI: ECFI 11 Feb 2009

Europa Community trade mark Opposition proceedings ‘ Application for the figurative Community trade mark LifeScience ‘ Earlier Community trade mark Life Sciences Partners ‘ Relative ground for refusal ‘ Likelihood of confusion ‘ Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-413/07, [2009] EUECJ T-413/07 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: European Intellectual Property Updated: 28 May 2022; … Continue reading Bayern Innovativ v OHMI: ECFI 11 Feb 2009

BSH v EUIPO: ECJ 8 Nov 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Appeal – EU trade mark – Application for registration of a figurative mark including the word elements ‘compressor technology’ – Opposition of the proprietor of the word marks KOMPRESSOR PLUS and KOMPRESSOR – Partial refusal of registration – Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 – Article 60 -Regulation (EC) No 216/96 – Article 8(3) – … Continue reading BSH v EUIPO: ECJ 8 Nov 2016

Cabrera Sanchez v OHIM. El Charcutero Artesano: ECFI 13 Dec 2007

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for the Community figurative mark el charcutero artesano – Earlier national figurative mark El Charcutero – Relative ground for refusal – No likelihood of confusion – Absence of similarity between the signs – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 Community trade mark – Definition and … Continue reading Cabrera Sanchez v OHIM. El Charcutero Artesano: ECFI 13 Dec 2007

Intra-Presse v OHIM: ECJ 20 Nov 2014

ECJ Judgment – Appeal – Community trade mark – Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – Article 8(1)(b) – Article 8(5) – Word mark GOLDEN BALLS – Opposition by the proprietor of the earlier Community word mark BALLON D’OR – Relevant public – Similarity of the signs – Likelihood of confusion C. Toader, Acting P C-581/13, [2014] … Continue reading Intra-Presse v OHIM: ECJ 20 Nov 2014

Cadila Healthcare v OHMI – Novartis (Zydus): ECFI 15 Mar 2012

ECFI Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for the Community word mark ZYDUS – Earlier Community word mark ZIMBUS – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Similarity of the goods – Similarity of the signs – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No … Continue reading Cadila Healthcare v OHMI – Novartis (Zydus): ECFI 15 Mar 2012

Athinaiki Oikogeniaki Artopoiia v OHMI – Ferrero (Ferro): ECFI 15 Mar 2006

Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Earlier word mark FERRERO – Application for Community figurative trade mark containing the verbal element ‘FERRO’ – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 Judges: M. Jaeger, P Citations: T-35/04, [2006] EUECJ T-35/04 Links: Bailii Statutes: Regulation (EC) No … Continue reading Athinaiki Oikogeniaki Artopoiia v OHMI – Ferrero (Ferro): ECFI 15 Mar 2006

Rossi v OHIM: ECJ 18 Jul 2006

ECJ Appeals – Community trade mark – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – Likelihood of confusion – Word mark SISSI ROSSI – Opposition by the holder of the earlier word mark MISS ROSSI – Arguments presented for the first time at the hearing – Offers of evidence. Citations: C-214/05, [2006] EUECJ C-214/05 Links: … Continue reading Rossi v OHIM: ECJ 18 Jul 2006

Shah v Three -N- Products Private Ltd: ECJ 30 May 2013

ECJ Appeal – Community trade mark – Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – Article 8(1)(b) – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Similarity of the signs – Application for registration of the Community word mark AYUURI NATURAL – Opposition by the proprietor of the earlier Community word and figurative marks AYUR – Appeal … Continue reading Shah v Three -N- Products Private Ltd: ECJ 30 May 2013

Volvo Trademark v OHMI- Grebenshikova (Solvo): ECFI 2 Dec 2009

ECJ Community trade mark Opposition proceedings Application for the Community figurative mark SOLVO Earlier Community and national word and figurative marks VOLVO Relative ground for refusal Article 8(1)(b) and (5) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 (now Article 8(1)(b) and (5) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009). Citations: T-434/07, [2009] EUECJ T-434/07 Links: Bailii Statutes: Regulation (EC) … Continue reading Volvo Trademark v OHMI- Grebenshikova (Solvo): ECFI 2 Dec 2009

Coca-Cola v OHMI – San Polo (Mezzopane): ECFI 18 Jun 2008

ECJ Community trade mark Opposition proceedings Application for Community figurative trade mark MEZZOPANE Earlier national word marks MEZZO and MEZZOMIX Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 No likelihood of confusion. Citations: T-175/06, [2008] EUECJ T-175/06 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: European Intellectual Property Updated: 26 July 2022; Ref: scu.270307

Kaul v OHMI- Bayer (Arcol): ECFI 25 Mar 2009

ECJ Community trade mark – ‘Opposition proceedings’ – Application for the Community word mark ARCOL – ‘ Earlier Community word mark CAPOL Implementation by OHIM of a judgment annulling a decision of one of its Boards of Appeal Relative ground for refusal No likelihood of confusion Rights of the defence Article 8(1)(b), Article 61(2), Article … Continue reading Kaul v OHMI- Bayer (Arcol): ECFI 25 Mar 2009

Harman International Industries v OHMI Becker (Barbara Becker): ECFI 2 Dec 2008

ECJ Community trade mark Opposition proceedings Application for the Community word mark Barbara Becker Earlier Community word mark BECKER Relative ground for refusal Likelihood of confusion Similarity of the signs Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-212/07, [2008] EUECJ T-212/07 Links: Bailii European, Intellectual Property Updated: 21 July 2022; Ref: scu.278370

El Corte Ingles v OHMI (Judgment): ECFI 17 Mar 2004

Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Earlier word marks MUNDICOLOR – Application for Community word mark MUNDICOR – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-183/02, [2004] EUECJ T-183/02 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: European Intellectual Property Updated: 19 July 2022; Ref: scu.195061

El Corte Ingles v OHMI- Abril Sanchez and Ricote Saugar (Boomerang): ECFI 17 Jun 2008

ECFI Community trade mark Opposition proceedings – Application for registration of the Community figurative mark BoomerangTV – Earlier national and Community word and figurative marks BOOMERANG and Boomerang Relative grounds for refusal – No likelihood of confusion – No well-known trade mark within the meaning of Article 6bis of the Paris Convention – No damage … Continue reading El Corte Ingles v OHMI- Abril Sanchez and Ricote Saugar (Boomerang): ECFI 17 Jun 2008

Xentral v OHMI – Pages Jaunes (Pagesjaunes.Com): ECFI 13 Dec 2007

ECJ Community trade mark Opposition proceedings. Application for the Community word mark PAGESJAUNES.COM – Earlier national figurative mark LES PAGES JAUNES Domain name ‘pagesjaunes.com’ Relative grounds for refusal Likelihood of confusion Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-134/06, [2007] EUECJ T-134/06 Links: Bailii European, Intellectual Property Updated: 12 July 2022; Ref: scu.262924

Alcon v OHMI-Biofarma (Travatan): ECFI 22 Sep 2005

Europa Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Earlier national word mark TRIVASTAN – Application for Community word mark TRAVATAN – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 Citations: T-130/03, [2005] EUECJ T-130/03 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: European Intellectual property Updated: 11 July 2022; Ref: scu.230337

Esure Insurance Ltd v Direct Line Insurance Plc: ChD 29 Jun 2007

Both companies sold motor insurance products at a distance and used as logos and symbols either a telephone or a computer mouse, in each case on wheels. Direct line claimed the use of the mouse by esure infringed its own trademarks, and resisted registration of esure’s trade mark. Esure now appealed a ruling against it’s … Continue reading Esure Insurance Ltd v Direct Line Insurance Plc: ChD 29 Jun 2007

Budejovicky Budvar v OHMI- Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser): ECFI 12 Jun 2007

ECFI Community trade mark Opposition proceedings Application for a Community figurative trade mark including the terms ‘AB’, ‘genuine’, ‘Budweiser’, ‘king of beers’ Earlier international word mark BUDWEISER Appellations of origin registered under the Lisbon Agreement Article 8(1)(b) and (4) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 Partial acceptance and partial rejection of the opposition. Citations: T-57/04, [2007] … Continue reading Budejovicky Budvar v OHMI- Anheuser-Busch (Budweiser): ECFI 12 Jun 2007

The Sunrider Corp v OHIM: ECJ 11 May 2006

ECJ Appeal – Community trade mark – Articles 8(1)(b), 15(3) and 43(2) and (3) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – Likelihood of confusion – Application for Community word mark VITAFRUIT – Opposition by the proprietor of the national word mark VITAFRUT – Genuine use of the earlier trade mark – Proof of consent of the … Continue reading The Sunrider Corp v OHIM: ECJ 11 May 2006

Madaus v Ohmi-Optima Healthcare (Echinaid) (Intellectual Property): ECFI 5 Apr 2006

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Earlier international word mark ECHINACIN – Application for the Community word mark ECHINAID – Absolute ground for refusal – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-202/04, [2006] EUECJ T-202/04 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: European European, Intellectual Property Updated: 05 July 2022; Ref: scu.240079

Devinlec v OHMI-Time Art (Quantum): ECFI 12 Jan 2006

ECJ Community trade mark – Figurative mark containing the verbal element -‘quantum’ – Opposition of the proprietor of the national figurative mark Quantieme – Relative ground of refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b), Article 15(2) and Article 43(3) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-147/03, [2006] EUECJ T-147/03 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: European Citing: … Continue reading Devinlec v OHMI-Time Art (Quantum): ECFI 12 Jan 2006

Ruiz-Picasso and Others v OHIM and DaimlerChrysler AG: ECJ 12 Jan 2006

ECJ Appeal – Community trade mark – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 -? Likelihood of confusion – Word mark PICARO – Opposition by the proprietor of the Community word mark PICASSO.Adopting Sabel’s requirement that there should be a global appreciation of the visual, aural or conceptual similarities of the marks in question, the … Continue reading Ruiz-Picasso and Others v OHIM and DaimlerChrysler AG: ECJ 12 Jan 2006

Castellblanch v OHMIi-Champagne Roederer (Cristal Castellblanch): ECFI 8 Dec 2005

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for a figurative Community trade mark containing the word element ‘CRISTAL CASTELLBLANCH’ – Earlier national word mark CRISTAL – Genuine use of the earlier mark – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b), Article 15(2)(a) and Article 43(2) and (3) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-29/04, … Continue reading Castellblanch v OHMIi-Champagne Roederer (Cristal Castellblanch): ECFI 8 Dec 2005

Reckitt Benckiser (Espana) v OHMI – Aladin (Aladin): ECFI 14 Jul 2005

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Likelihood of confusion – Proof of use of earlier mark – Application for Community word mark ALADIN – Earlier national word mark ALADDIN – Articles 8(1)(b) and 43(2) and (3) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 Citations: [2005] ECR II-2861, [2005] EUECJ T-126/03 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: European Intellectual … Continue reading Reckitt Benckiser (Espana) v OHMI – Aladin (Aladin): ECFI 14 Jul 2005

Wassen International v OHMI- Stroschein Gesundkost (Selenium-Ace): ECFI 14 Jul 2005

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Earlier national figurative mark comprising the word element – Selenium Spezial A-‘C-‘E – Application for Community word mark SELENIUM-ACE – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 Citations: T-312/03, [2005] EUECJ T-312/03 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: European Intellectual Property … Continue reading Wassen International v OHMI- Stroschein Gesundkost (Selenium-Ace): ECFI 14 Jul 2005

ATOMIC Austria v OHMI (Judgment): ECFI 20 Apr 2005

ECJ Community trade mark – Word mark ATOMIC BLITZ – Opposition of the proprietor of national word marks ATOMIC – Evidence of renewal of registration of the earlier mark – Scope of the examination conducted by OHIM – Rejection of opposition – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 Citations: T-318/03, [2005] EUECJ T-318/03 Links: … Continue reading ATOMIC Austria v OHMI (Judgment): ECFI 20 Apr 2005

L’Oreal v OHMI-Revlon (Flexi Air): ECFI 16 Mar 2005

Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for word mark FLEXI AIR – Earlier word mark FLEX – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Request for proof of genuine use – Article 8(1)(b), Article 8(2)(a)(ii) and Article 43(2) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 Citations: T-112/03, [2005] EUECJ T-112/03 Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: … Continue reading L’Oreal v OHMI-Revlon (Flexi Air): ECFI 16 Mar 2005

El Corte Ingles v OHMI Gonzalez Cabello (Mundicor) (Intellectual Property): ECJ 17 Mar 2004

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Earlier word marks MUNDICOLOR – Application for Community word mark MUNDICOR – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94, Citations: T-184/02, [2004] EUECJ T-184/02 Links: Bailii European, Intellectual Property Updated: 21 June 2022; Ref: scu.213792

New Look Ltd v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM): ECFI 6 Oct 2004

Europa Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Earlier Community figurative mark comprising the letter combination ‘NL’ – Applications for Community figurative marks comprising the terms ‘NLSPORT’, ‘NLJEANS’, ‘NLACTIVE’ and ‘NLCollection’ – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Similarity of the signs – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-117/03 … Continue reading New Look Ltd v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM): ECFI 6 Oct 2004

Vitakraft-Werke Wuhrmann and Sohn GmbH and Co. KG v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM): ECFI 6 Oct 2004

Europa Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Earlier figurative mark including the verbal element ‘Krafft’ – Application for Community word mark VITAKRAFT – Relative ground for refusal – Genuine use of the earlier mark – Similarity of the signs – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – Rule 22(2) of Regulation (EC) No … Continue reading Vitakraft-Werke Wuhrmann and Sohn GmbH and Co. KG v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM): ECFI 6 Oct 2004

Matratzen Concord v OHMI: ECFI 23 Oct 2002

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition – Relative grounds for refusal – Similarity between two trade marks – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 – Application for a figurative Community trade mark containing the word ‘Matratzen’ – Earlier word trade mark MATRATZEN. Case T-6/01.‘In this context, the Court of Justice … Continue reading Matratzen Concord v OHMI: ECFI 23 Oct 2002

Fusco v OHMI (Judgment): ECFI 1 Mar 2005

Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for Community word mark ENZO FUSCO – Earlier Community word mark ANTONIO FUSCO – Likelihood of confusion – Similarity between signs – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-185/03 Jurisdiction: European Intellectual Property Updated: 01 May 2022; Ref: scu.224031

Sergio Rossi v OHMI: ECFI 1 Mar 2005

(Judgment) Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – National and international word marks MISS ROSSI – Application for a Community word mark SISSI ROSSI – Similarity of the goods – Similarity of the marks – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-169/03 Jurisdiction: European Intellectual Property Updated: 17 April 2022; Ref: scu.224030

Osotspa v OHMI: ECFI 9 Mar 2005

(Judgment) Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Earlier national and Community figurative SHARK marks – Application for Community word mark Hai – Absolute ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94. Citations: T-33/03 Jurisdiction: European Intellectual Property Updated: 16 April 2022; Ref: scu.224025

Rath v EUIPO – Portela and Ca (Diacor): ECFI 24 Jan 2017

ECJ (Judgment) EU trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for the EU word mark Diacor – Earlier national figurative mark Diacol PORTUGAL – Genuine use of the earlier mark – Article 43(2) and (3) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 (now Article 42(2) and (3) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009) – Evidence in a language … Continue reading Rath v EUIPO – Portela and Ca (Diacor): ECFI 24 Jan 2017

Quelle v OHIM – Nars Cosmetics (NARS): ECFI 8 Feb 2007

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for the figurative Community trade mark NARS – Earlier figurative national marks including the word element MARS – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Absence of similarity between the signs – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 ECLI:EU:T:2007:45, [2007] EUECJ T-88/05 Bailii … Continue reading Quelle v OHIM – Nars Cosmetics (NARS): ECFI 8 Feb 2007

Peek and Cloppenburg And Van Graaf v OHMI – Queen Sirikit Institute of Sericulture (Thai Silk): ECFI 21 Apr 2010

ECJ Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings Application for the figurative Community trade mark Thai Silk – Earlier national figurative trade mark representing a winged creature Admissibility of the action – Relative ground for refusal Likelihood of confusion Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009) T-361/08, [2010] … Continue reading Peek and Cloppenburg And Van Graaf v OHMI – Queen Sirikit Institute of Sericulture (Thai Silk): ECFI 21 Apr 2010

NEC Display Solutions Europe v OHMI – C More Entertainment (See More): ECFI 23 Sep 2011

nec_ohmiECFI2011 ECFI Community trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for a Community figurative mark ‘see more’ – Earlier national word marks CMORE – Relative ground for refusal – Likelihood of confusion – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009) T-501/08, [2011] EUECJ T-501/08 Bailii Regulation (EC) … Continue reading NEC Display Solutions Europe v OHMI – C More Entertainment (See More): ECFI 23 Sep 2011