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Judgment of the General Court of 29 February 2012 - Azienda Agricola Colsaliz di Faganello Antonio v OHIM - Weinkellerei Lenz Moser (SERVO SUO)

(Case T-525/10) 

(Community trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for Community word mark SERVO SUO - Earlier Community word mark SERVUS - Relative grounds for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation(EC) No 207/2009)

Language of the case: Italian


Applicant: Azienda Agricola Colsaliz di Faganello Antonio (Refrontolo, Italy) (represented by: G. Massa and P. Massa, lawyers)

Defendant: Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (represented by: initially G. Mannucci and subsequently P. Bullock, Agents)

The other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of OHIM, intervener before the General Court: Weinkellerei Lenz Moser AG (Linz, Austira) (represented by: C.-R. Haarmann, lawyer)


Action brought against the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of OHIM of 16 August 2010 (Case R-1571/2009-2) relating to opposition proceedings between Weinkellerei Lenz Moser AG and Azienda Agricola Colsaliz di Faganello Antonio.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.    Dismisses the action;

2.    Orders Azienda Agricola Colsaliz di Faganello Antonio to pay the costs.


1 - OJ C 13, 15.1.2011.