Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 2 March 2022 — Banco de Investimento Global v EUIPO — Banco BIC Português (EUROBIC)
(Case T-125/21) (1)
(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for EU word mark EUROBIC - Earlier EU figurative marks BiG, BANCO BiG and BiGlobal TRADE - Earlier national word marks BANCO BIG and earlier national figurative mark BANCO BiG - Relative ground for refusal - No likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001))
Language of the case: English
Applicant: Banco de Investimento Global, SA (Lisbon, Portugal) (represented by: N. Lucas, lawyer)
Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: J. Ivanauskas, acting as Agent)
Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Banco BIC Português, SA (Lisbon) (represented by: P. Sousa e Silva, lawyer)
Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 25 November 2020 (Case R 607/2019-1), relating to opposition proceedings between Banco de Investimento Global and Banco BIC Português.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders Banco de Investimento Global, SA to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 148, 26.4.2021.