Communication: judgment No. 0699 of 2020

IDENTIFIER
62020TA0699
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
REFERENCES MADE
3
REFERENCED
1
DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



28.2.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 95/32


Judgment of the General Court of 21 December 2021 — Fashion Energy v EUIPO — Retail Royalty (1st AMERICAN)

(Case T-699/20) (1)

(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for EU figurative mark 1st AMERICAN - Earlier EU figurative mark representing an eagle or other bird of prey - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Phonetic similarity of the signs - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001) - Article 72(6) of Regulation 2017/1001 - Article 94(1) of Regulation 2017/1001)

(2022/C 95/43)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Fashion Energy Srl (Milan, Italy) (represented by: T. Müller and F. Togo, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: L. Rampini and V. Ruzek, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Retail Royalty Co. (Las Vegas, Nevada, United States) (represented by: J. Bogatz and Y. Stone, lawyers)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 10 September 2020 (Case R 426/2020-4), relating to opposition proceedings between Retail Royalty and Fashion Energy.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Fashion Energy Srl to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 28, 25.1.2021.



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