Language of document : ECLI:EU:C:2019:814



Order of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 2 October 2019 — Et Djili Soy Dzhihangir Ibryam v EUIPO

(Case C293/19 P)

(Appeal — Article 181 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court — EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for registration of the figurative mark containing the word element Djili — Earlier national word mark containing the word element GILLY — Relative ground for refusal)

1.      Appeal — 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 TFEU; Statute of the Court of Justice, Art. 58, first para.)

(see para. 7)

2.      EU trade mark — Definition and acquisition of the EU trade mark — Relative grounds for refusal — Opposition by the proprietor of an earlier identical or similar mark registered for identical or similar goods or services — Similarity of the marks concerned — Criteria for assessment

(Council Regulation No 207/2009, Art. 8(1)(b))

(see para. 7)

Operative part


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


Et Djili Soy Dzhihangir Ibryam shall bear its own costs.