Communication: judgment No. 0870 of 2019

IDENTIFIER
62019TA0870
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
REFERENCES MADE
2
REFERENCED
1
DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



28.2.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 95/27


Judgment of the General Court of 21 December 2021 — Worldwide Spirits Supply v EUIPO — Melfinco (CLEOPATRA QUEEN)

(Case T-870/19) (1)

(EU trade mark - Invalidity proceedings - EU figurative mark CLEOPATRA QUEEN - Earlier national word mark CLEOPATRA MELFINCO - Articles 15 and 57 of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Articles 18 and 64 of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001) - Proof of genuine use of the earlier mark - Declaration of invalidity)

(2022/C 95/36)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Worldwide Spirits Supply, Inc. (Tortola, British Virgin Islands) (represented by: S. Demetriou, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: A. Folliard-Monguiral and V. Ruzek, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Melfinco S.A. (Schaan, Liechtenstein) (represented by: M. Gioti, lawyer)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 21 October 2019 (Case R 1820/2018-4), relating to invalidity proceedings between Melfinco and Worldwide Spirits Supply.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Worldwide Spirits Supply, Inc. to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO);

3.

Orders Melfinco S.A. to bear its own costs.


(1)  OJ C 77, 9.3.2020.



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