Communication: judgment No. 0467 of 2020

IDENTIFIER
62020TA0467
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
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2
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DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



24.1.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 37/30


Judgment of the General Court of 1 December 2021 — Inditex v EUIPO — Ffauf Italia (ZARA)

(Case T-467/20) (1)

(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for EU word mark ZARA - Earlier international word mark LE DELIZIE ZARA and earlier national figurative mark ZARA - Proof of genuine use of the earlier marks - Article 42(2) and (3) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 47(2) and (3) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001) - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation 2017/1001))

(2022/C 37/40)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Industria de Diseño Textil, SA (Inditex) (Arteixo, Spain) (represented by: G. Marín Raigal and E. Armero Lavie, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: H. O’Neill and V. Ruzek, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Ffauf Italia SpA (Riese Pio X, Italy) (represented by: P. Creta, A. Lanzarini, B. Costa and M. Lazzarotto, lawyers)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 8 May 2020 (Case R 2040/2019-4), relating to opposition proceedings between Ffauf Italia and Inditex.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Industria de Diseño Textil, SA (Inditex) to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 304, 14.9.2020.



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