Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 23 February 2022 — Lackmann Fleisch- und Feinkostfabrik v EUIPO — Schuju (Хозяин)
(Case T-184/21) (1)
(EU trade mark - Invalidity proceedings - EU word mark Хозяин - Earlier national figurative mark хозяюшка - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001)
Language of the case: German
Applicant: Lackmann Fleisch- und Feinkostfabrik GmbH (Bühl, Germany) (represented by: A. Lingenfelser, lawyer)
Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: M. Eberl and D. Walicka, acting as Agents)
Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Peter Schuju (Borchen, Germany) (represented by: K. Borstel, lawyer)
Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 9 December 2020 (Case R 2729/2019-1), relating to invalidity proceedings between Mr Schuju and Lackmann Fleisch- und Feinkostfabrik.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders Lackmann Fleisch- und Feinkostfabrik GmbH to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 242, 21.6.2021.