Communication: judgment No. 0181 of 2021

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62021TA0181
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
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NO
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Communication: judgment

Judgment



27.6.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 244/35


Judgment of the General Court of 27 April 2022 — LG Electronics v EUIPO — Anferlux-Electrodomésticos (SmartThinQ)

(Case T-181/21) (1)

(EU trade mark - Invalidity proceedings - EU figurative mark SmartThinQ - Earlier national figurative mark SMARTTHING - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001) - Translation of the list of goods covered by the earlier mark into the language of the proceedings - Genuine use of the earlier mark)

(2022/C 244/47)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: LG Electronics, Inc. (Seoul, South Korea) (represented by: M. Graf, 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: Anferlux-Electrodomésticos, Lda (Vila Nova de Monsarros, Portugal)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 3 February 2021 (Case R 1657/2020-4), relating to invalidity proceedings between Anferlux-Electrodomésticos and LG Electronics.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders LG Electronics, Inc., to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).


(1)  OJ C 217, 7.6.2021.



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