Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 20 October 2021 — St. Hippolyt v EUIPO — Elephant (Strong like nature)
(Case T-352/20) (1)
(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for the EU figurative mark Strong like nature - Earlier EU figurative mark STRONG NATURE - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001)
Language of the case: English
Applicant: St. Hippolyt Holding GmbH (Dielheim, Germany) (represented by: M. Gail, lawyer)
Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: L. Lapinskaite and V. Ruzek, acting as Agents)
Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Preduzeće za proizvodnju, unutrašnju i spoljnu trgovinu Elephant Co. d.o.o. (Belgrade, Serbia) (represented by: D. Cañadas Arcas, lawyer)
Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 27 March 2020 (Case R 1909/2019-1) relating to opposition proceedings between Preduzeće za proizvodnju, unutrašnju i spoljnu trgovinu Elephant and St. Hippolyt Holding.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders St. Hippolyt Holding GmbH to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 247, 27.7.2020.