Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 6 April 2022 — Agora Invest v EUIPO — Transportes Maquinaria y Obras (TRAMOSA)
(Case T-219/21) (1)
(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for EU figurative mark TRAMOSA - Earlier EU figurative mark TRAMO, SA TRANSPORTE MAQUINARIA Y OBRAS, S.A. - 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) - Genuine use of the earlier mark - Article 15(1)(a) and Article 42(2) and (3) of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 18(1)(a) and Article 47(2) and (3) of Regulation 2017/1001) - Form differing in elements which do not alter the distinctive character)
Language of the case: Spanish
Applicant: Agora Invest, SA (Barcelona, Spain) (represented by: A. Alejos Cutuli, lawyer)
Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: J. Crespo Carrillo, acting as Agent)
Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Transportes Maquinaria y Obras, SA (Madrid, Spain) (represented by: N. Fernández Fernández-Pacheco, lawyer)
Action brought against the decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 16 February 2021 (Case R 566/2020-5), relating to opposition proceedings between Transportes Maquinaria y Obras and Agora Invest.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders Agora Invest, SA to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 228, 14.6.2021.