Communication: judgment No. 0356 of 2020

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Communication: judgment

Judgment



13.12.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 502/24


Judgment of the General Court of 27 October 2021 — Jiruš v EUIPO — Nile Clothing (Racing Syndicate)

(Case T-356/20) (1)

(EU trade mark - Invalidity proceedings - EU figurative mark Racing Syndicate - Earlier international word mark SYNDICATE - Submission of evidence for the first time before the Board of Appeal - Article 95(2) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation 2017/1001))

(2021/C 502/37)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Václav Jiruš (Vitín, Czech Republic) (represented by: J. Zedníková, lawyer)

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: Nile Clothing AG (Sutz-Lattrigen, Switzerland) (represented by: C. Raßmann, M. Suether and F. Adinolfi, lawyers)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 31 March 2020 (Case R 1488/2019-5), relating to invalidity proceedings between Nile Clothing and Mr Jiruš.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Mr Václav Jiruš to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 255, 3.8.2020.



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