Language of document : ECLI:EU:C:2019:439


 


 



Order of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 22 May 2019 — Cuervo y Sobrinos 1882/EUIPO

(Case C780/18 P)

(Appeal — Article 181 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice — European Union trade mark including the word elements Cuervo y Sobrinos LA HABANA 1882 — Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Article 8(1)(b) — Assessment by the General Court of the similarities between the signs at issue — Assessment of a factual nature — Obligation to state reasons — Appeal in part manifestly inadmissible and in part manifestly unfounded )

1.      Appeals — Grounds — Review by the Court of Justice of the assessment of the facts put before the General Court — Possible only where the clear sense of the evidence has been distorted — Assessments relating to the similarity of the marks at issue

(Art. 256(1) TFEU; Statute of the Court of Justice, Art. 58, first para.)

(see paras 5, 7)

2.      Appeals — Grounds — Error of law — Failure to take into account all the factors relevant to the assessment of the likelihood of confusion within the meaning of Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation No 207/2009 — Admissibility

(Art. 256(1) TFEU; Statute of the Court of Justice, Art. 58, first para.)

(see paras 5, 7)

3.      Appeals — Grounds — Inadequate statement of reasons — Reliance by the General Court on implied reasoning — Lawfulness — Conditions

(Statute of the Court of Justice, Arts 36 and 53, first para.; Rules of Procedure of the General Court, Art. 117)

(see paras 5, 7)

Operative part

1.

The appeal is dismissed as in part manifestly inadmissible and in part manifestly unfounded.

2.

Cuervo y Sobrinos 1882 SL shall bear its own costs.