Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 6 April 2022 — Mandelay v EUIPO — Qx World (QUEST 9)
(Case T-516/20) (1)
(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for the EU word mark QUEST 9 - Earlier EU word mark QUEX - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 - Article 94(1) of Regulation 2017/1001 - Articles 95 and 97 of Regulation 2017/1001)
Language of the case: English
Applicant: Mandelay Magyarország Kereskedelmi Kft. (Mandelay Kft.) (Szigetszentmiklós, Hungary) (represented by: V. Luszcz, C. Sár and É. Ulviczki, lawyers)
Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: J. Ivanauskas and V. Ruzek, acting as Agents)
Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Qx World Kft. (Budapest, Hungary) (represented by: Á. László and B. Mező, lawyers)
Action brought against the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 3 June 2020 (Case R 1900/2019-2), relating to opposition proceedings between QX WORLD and Mandelay.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders Mandelay Magyarország Kereskedelmi Kft. to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and by QX WORLD Kft.
(1) OJ C 339, 12.10.2020.