Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 27 April 2022 — Vintae Luxury Wine Specialists v EUIPO — R. Lopez de Heredia Viña Tondonia (LOPEZ DE HARO)
(Case T-210/21) (1)
(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for EU figurative mark LOPEZ DE HARO - Earlier EU word mark LOPEZ DE HEREDIA - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001)
Language of the case: Spanish
Applicant: Vintae Luxury Wine Specialists SLU (Logroño, Spain) (represented by: L. Broschat García and L. Polo Flores, lawyers)
Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (represented by: S. Palmero Cabezas, acting as Agent)
Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: R. Lopez de Heredia Viña Tondonia SA (Haro, Spain) (represented by: A. Sanz Cerralbo, lawyer)
Action brought against the decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 16 February 2021 (Case R 1741/2020-5), relating to opposition proceedings between R. Lopez de Heredia Viña Tondonia and Vintae Luxury Wine Specialists.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the appeal;
Orders Vintae Luxury Wine Specialists SLU to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 228, 14.6.2021.