Communication: judgment No. 0589 of 2020

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62020TA0589
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
REFERENCES MADE
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DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



21.3.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 128/21


Judgment of the General Court of 9 February 2022 — Calzaturificio Emmegiemme Shoes v EUIPO — Inticom (MAIMAI MADE IN ITALY)

(Case T-589/20) (1)

(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for the EU word mark MAIMAI MADE IN ITALY - Earlier EU word mark YAMAMAY - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 - Genuine use of the earlier mark - Admissibility of new evidence - Alteration of the distinctive character)

(2022/C 128/30)

Language of the case: Italian

Parties

Applicant: Calzaturificio Emmegiemme Shoes Srl (Surano, Italy) (represented by: R. Fragalà, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: M. Capostagno, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO: Inticom SpA (Gallarate, Italy)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 14 July 2020 (Case R 1874/2018-2), relating to opposition proceedings between Inticom and Calzaturificio Emmegiemme Shoes.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Calzaturificio Emmegiemme Shoes Srl to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 378, 9.11.2020.



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