Communication: judgment No. 0315 of 2021

IDENTIFIER
62021TA0315
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
REFERENCES MADE
2
REFERENCED
1
DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



16.5.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 198/46


Judgment of the General Court of 16 March 2022 — Laboratorios Ern v EUIPO — Nordesta (APIAL)

(Case T-315/21) (1)

(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for EU word mark APIAL - Earlier EU word mark APIRETAL - Relative ground for refusal - No likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 - No damage to reputation - Article 8(5) of Regulation 2017/1001 - Evidence submitted for the first time before the General Court)

(2022/C 198/66)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Laboratorios Ern, SA (Barcelona, Spain) (represented by: I. Miralles Llorca, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: M. Capostagno and J. Ivanauskas, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Nordesta GmbH (Munich, Germany) (represented by: J. Künzel, lawyer)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 25 March 2021 (Case R 1560/2020-4), relating to opposition proceedings between Laboratorios Ern and Nordesta.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Laboratorios Ern, SA to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 289, 19.7.2021.



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