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

Kiosked Oy Ab v European Union Intellectual Property Office

EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — International registration designating the European Union — Figurative mark K — Earlier Benelux figurative mark K — 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-824/16


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
13/04/2018 Kiosked v EUIPO - VRT (K)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2018:133
13/03/2018 Kiosked v EUIPO - VRT (K)
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:T:2018:133
13/03/2018 Kiosked v EUIPO - VRT (K)
Application (OJ)
06/01/2017 Kiosked v EUIPO - VRT (K)
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Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

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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
        4.11.03.02.02 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
        4.11.03.02.07 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
      4.11.03.02 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
        4.11.03.02.01 Identity of marks and of goods or services
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
          4.11.03.02.02.00 General


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Regulation 207/2009 : paragraph 4
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A08P1LB : paragraphs 8, 9, 12, 26, 30, 32, 72
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A41 : paragraph 4
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A85 : paragraphs 14, 16
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A151P1 : paragraph 29
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A156P1 : paragraph 29
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -291/00 -N50 : paragraph 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -291/00 -N51 : paragraph 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -291/00 -N52 : paragraph 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -291/00 -N53 : paragraph 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -291/00 -N54 : paragraph 57
  • General Court - Judgment T -162/01 -N30 : paragraph 31
  • General Court - Judgment T -162/01 -N31 : paragraph 31
  • General Court - Judgment T -162/01 -N32 : paragraph 31
  • General Court - Judgment T -162/01 -N33 : paragraph 31
  • General Court - Judgment T -112/03 -N61 : paragraph 84
  • General Court - Judgment T -256/04 -N42 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -334/05 -N35 : paragraph 50
  • Court of Justice - Order C -235/05 -N42 : paragraph 79
  • Court of Justice - Order C -235/05 -N43 : paragraph 79
  • Court of Justice - Order C -235/05 -N44 : paragraph 79
  • Court of Justice - Order C -235/05 -N45 : paragraph 79
  • General Court - Judgment T -328/05 -N23 : paragraph 38
  • General Court - Judgment T -134/06 -N70 : paragraph 84
  • General Court - Judgment T -316/07 -N42 : paragraph 32
  • General Court - Judgment T -492/08 -N41 : paragraph 56
  • General Court - Judgment T -270/09 -N28 : paragraph 38
  • General Court - Judgment T -22/10 -N99 : paragraph 67
  • General Court - Judgment T -187/10 -N60 : paragraph 67
  • General Court - Judgment T -187/10 -N61 : paragraph 67
  • General Court - Judgment T -101/11 -N56 : paragraph 67
  • General Court - Judgment T -443/12 -N52 : paragraph 72
  • General Court - Judgment T -443/12 -N53 : paragraph 72
  • General Court - Judgment T -443/12 -N54 : paragraph 73
  • General Court - Judgment T -512/15 -N59 : paragraph 80
  • General Court - Judgment T -593/15 -N37 : paragraph 69
  • General Court - Judgment T -593/15 -N39 : paragraph 79
  • General Court - Judgment T -184/16 -N31 : paragraph 20
  • General Court - Judgment T -184/16 -N32 : paragraph 21

Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 21/11/2016

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.31

Application: OJ C 22 from 23.01.2017, p.51

Name of the parties

Kiosked v EUIPO - VRT (K)

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

Dittrich

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

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