Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 23 February 2022 — Ignacio Carrasco v EUIPO (La Hoja del Carrasco)
(Case T-209/21) (1)
(EU trade mark - Invalidity proceedings - EU figurative mark La Hoja del Carrasco - Earlier national figurative mark CARRASCO, Guijuelo - 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) - Dominant and distinctive elements of the marks at issue)
Language of the case: Spanish
Applicant: Ignacio Carrasco SL (Guijuelo, Spain) (represented by: J. Donoso Romero, lawyer)
Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: R. Santana Davies and D. Gája, acting as Agents)
Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO: Santos Carrasco Manzano SA (Guijuelo) (represented by: F. Marín Riaño, lawyer)
Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 10 February 2021 (Case R 175/2020-1), relating to invalidity proceedings between Santos Carrasco Manzano and Ignacio Carrasco.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders Ignacio Carrasco SL to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 217, 7.6.2021.