Communication: judgment No. 0595 of 2019

IDENTIFIER
62019TA0595
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
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3
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DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



14.2.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 73/35


Judgment of the General Court of 8 December 2021 — Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi v EUIPO — Fontana Food (GRILLOUMI BURGER)

(Case T-595/19) (1)

(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for the EU word mark GRILLOUMI BURGER - Earlier EU collective word mark HALLOUMI - Relative grounds for refusal - No likelihood of confusion - No detriment to repute - Article 8(1)(b) and Article 8(5) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(1)(b) and Article 8(5) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001))

(2022/C 73/41)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi (Nicosia, Cyprus) (represented by: S. Malynicz QC, S. Baran, Barrister, and V. Marsland, Solicitor)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: D. Gája, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Fontana Food AB (Tyresö, Sweden) (represented by: P. Nihlmark and L. Zacharoff, lawyers)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 19 June 2019 (Case R 1356/2018-4), relating to opposition proceedings between Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi and Fontana Food.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 357, 21.10.2019.



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