Judgment of the General Court (Fifth Chamber) of 13 March 2018

Hotelbeds Spain, SL v European Union Intellectual Property Office

EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for EU figurative mark Guidego what to do next — Earlier EU word mark GUIDIGO — 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)

Case T-346/17


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
13/04/2018 Hotelbeds Spain v EUIPO - Guidigo Europe (Guidego what to do next)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2018:134
13/03/2018 Hotelbeds Spain v EUIPO - Guidigo Europe (Guidego what to do next)
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2018:134
13/03/2018 Hotelbeds Spain v EUIPO - Guidigo Europe (Guidego what to do next)
Application (OJ)
07/07/2017 Hotelbeds Spain v EUIPO - Guidigo Europe (Guidego what to do next)
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.02 Relative grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.02.02 Likelihood of confusion with an earlier mark
          4.11.03.02.02.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.02 Relative grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.02.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.02 Relative grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.02.02 Likelihood of confusion with an earlier mark
          4.11.03.02.02.01 Relevant public
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.02 Relative grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.02.02 Likelihood of confusion with an earlier mark
          4.11.03.02.02.03 Similarity between marks
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.02 Relative grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.02.02 Likelihood of confusion with an earlier mark
          4.11.03.02.02.03 Similarity between marks
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.02 Relative grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.02.07 Signs examined
          4.11.03.02.07.02 Likelihood of confusion with an earlier mark
            4.11.03.02.07.02.02 Figurative marks applied for
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.00 General


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Regulation 207/2009 : paragraph 1
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A08P1LB : paragraphs 7, 8, 15, 18, 20, 21, 61 - 63
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A41P1 : paragraph 5
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -39/97 -N17 : paragraph 60
  • General Court - Judgment T -162/01 -N30 : paragraph 19
  • General Court - Judgment T -162/01 -N31 : paragraph 19
  • General Court - Judgment T -162/01 -N32 : paragraph 19
  • General Court - Judgment T -162/01 -N33 : paragraph 19
  • General Court - Judgment T -292/01 -N54 : paragraph 64
  • General Court - Judgment T -356/02 -N51 : paragraph 54
  • General Court - Judgment T -359/02 -N43 : paragraph 34
  • General Court - Judgment T -57/03 -N58 : paragraph 45
  • General Court - Judgment T -81/03 -N74 : paragraph 60
  • General Court - Judgment T -81/03 -N76 : paragraph 21
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -361/04 -N20 : paragraph 64
  • General Court - Judgment T -256/04 -N42 : paragraph 22
  • General Court - Judgment T -256/04 -N57 : paragraph 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -334/05 -N35 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -334/05 -N41 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -334/05 -N42 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -193/06 -N42 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -193/06 -N43 : paragraph 26
  • General Court - Judgment T -316/07 -N42 : paragraph 20
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/10 -N73 : paragraph 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/10 -N74 : paragraph 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/10 -N75 : paragraph 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/10 -N76 : paragraph 67
  • General Court - Judgment T -514/11 -N54 : paragraph 46
  • General Court - Judgment T -548/12 -N37 : paragraph 54
  • General Court - Judgment T -264/14 -N38 : paragraph 67
  • General Court - Judgment T -193/15 -N60 : paragraph 42
  • General Court - Judgment T -620/16 -N65 : paragraph 47

Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 31/05/2017

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

13/03/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 152 from 30.04.2018, p.34

Application: OJ C 239 from 24.07.2017, p.68

Name of the parties

Hotelbeds Spain v EUIPO - Guidigo Europe (Guidego what to do next)

Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Intellectual, industrial and commercial property
  • - Trade marks

Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

cinquième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Labucka

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

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