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Judgment of the General Court of 15 June 2017 — Fakro v EUIPO — Saint Gobain Cristalería (climaVera)

(Case T-457/15) 1

(EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for EU figurative mark climaVera — Earlier EU word mark CLIMAVER DECO — Relative ground for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)

Language of the case: English


Applicant: Fakro sp. z o.o. (Nowy Sącz, Poland) (represented by: J. Radłowski, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: H. O’Neill, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Saint Gobain Cristalería, SL (Madrid, Spain) (represented by E. Bayo de Gispert, lawyer)


Action brought against the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 12 May 2015 (Case R 2095/2014-2) relating to opposition proceedings between Saint Gobain Cristalería and Fakro.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.    dismisses the action;

2.    orders Fakro sp. z o.o. to pay the costs.


1     OJ C 328, 5.10.2015.