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Action brought on 22 July 2020 – Industria de Diseño Textil v EUIPO – Ffauf Italia (ZARA)

(Case T-467/20)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Industria de Diseño Textil; SA (Arteixo, Spain) (represented by: G. Marín Raigal and E. Armero Lavie, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Ffauf Italia SpA (Riese Pio X, Italy)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Applicant of the trade mark at issue: Applicant before the General Court

Trade mark at issue: Application for European Union word mark ZARA – Application for registration No 89 29952

Procedure before EUIPO: Opposition proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 8 May 2020 in Case R 2040/2019-4

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

partially annul the contested decision in so far as it upheld the opposition for goods and services in classes 29, 30, 35 and 43 and reject the existence of likelihood of confusion within the meaning of article 8(1)(b) of the Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council for all the contested goods and services;

order EUIPO and if the case might be, the other party in proceedings before the EUIPO, to pay the costs of the current appeal.

Pleas in law

Infringement of Article 47(2) and (3) of the Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Rule 22(3) and (4) of the Commission Implementing Regulation (EC) 2868/95;

Infringement of Article 8(1)(b) of the Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

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