Judgment of the General Court (Fifth Chamber) of 27 September 2007

La Mer Technology, Inc. v European Union Intellectual Property Office

Case T-418/03


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
10/11/2007 La Mer Technology v OHMI - Laboratoires Goëmar (LA MER)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2007:299
27/09/2007 La Mer Technology v OHMI - Laboratoires Goëmar (LA MER)
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2007:299
27/09/2007 La Mer Technology v OHMI - Laboratoires Goëmar (LA MER)
Application (OJ)
21/02/2004 La Mer Technology v OHMI - Laboratoires Goëmar (LA MER)
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Reports of Cases

2007 II-00125*

Pub somm

Subject-matter

Community trademark – Action for annulment brought by the applicant for the word mark “La Mer” in respect of products in Class 3 against Decision R 814/2002-2 of 23 October 2003 of the Second Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) rejecting the action brought against the decision of the Opposition Division to refuse to register that mark in the context of the objection made by the proprietor of the national and international word marks “Laboratoires de la Mer” in respect of products in Classes 3, 5, 29 and 31

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-33 Community trade mark
    B-33.02 Relative grounds for refusal
      B-33.02.07 Signs examined
        B-33.02.07.02 Likelihood of confusion with an earlier mark
          B-33.02.07.02.01 Word marks applied for


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Regulation 40/94 -A08P1LB : paragraphs 98 - 131
  • Regulation 40/94 -A08P2LAPT2 : paragraph 99
  • Regulation 40/94 -A43P2 : paragraphs 51 - 91
  • Regulation 40/94 -A43P3 : paragraphs 51 - 91
  • Regulation 2868/95 -A01R22P2 : paragraph 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -251/95 : paragraphs 101, 103, 115
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -39/97 : paragraphs 100 - 102
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -342/97 : paragraphs 100 - 103, 115
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -425/98 : paragraphs 101, 102
  • General Court - Judgment T -6/01 : paragraphs 102, 103, 105, 116, 128
  • General Court - Judgment T -36/01 : paragraph 126
  • General Court - Judgment T -39/01 : paragraphs 51, 59
  • General Court - Judgment T -79/01 : paragraph 126
  • General Court - Judgment T -99/01 : paragraph 109
  • General Court - Judgment T -104/01 : paragraphs 100, 101, 103
  • General Court - Judgment T -174/01 : paragraphs 53, 54
  • General Court - Judgment T -292/01 : paragraph 115
  • General Court - Judgment T -334/01 : paragraphs 53 - 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -40/01 : paragraphs 54, 57, 90
  • General Court - Judgment T -186/02 : paragraphs 100 - 102, 104
  • General Court - Judgment T -203/02 : paragraphs 51 - 57, 87, 90
  • General Court - Judgment T -355/02 : paragraphs 103, 105
  • General Court - Judgment T -356/02 : paragraphs 51, 52, 54, 59
  • Court of Justice - Order C -259/02 : paragraph 45
  • General Court - Judgment T -40/03 : paragraph 127
  • General Court - Judgment T -117/03 : paragraph 105
  • General Court - Judgment T -185/03 : paragraph 105
  • General Court - Judgment T -317/03 : paragraphs 116, 125
  • General Court - Judgment T -385/03 : paragraphs 109, 127
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -37/03 : paragraph 126
  • Court of Justice - Order C -3/03 : paragraph 102
  • General Court - Judgment T -22/04 : paragraph 125
  • General Court - Judgment T -31/04 : paragraphs 100, 109
  • General Court - Judgment T -34/04 : paragraph 116
  • General Court - Judgment T -135/04 : paragraph 115
  • General Court - Judgment T -346/04 : paragraph 126
  • General Court - Judgment T -416/04 : paragraph 51
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -416/04 : paragraphs 51, 54, 58

Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 22/12/2003

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

27/09/2007


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 47 from 21.02.2004, p.33

Judgment: OJ C 269 from 10.11.2007, p.44

Name of the parties

La Mer Technology v OHMI - Laboratoires Goëmar (LA MER)

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

Martins Ribeiro

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

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