Order of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 16 January 2014

nfon AG v Fon Wireless Ltd and Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM)

Appeal — Community trade mark — Regulation (EC) No 40/94 — Figurative mark including the word element ‘nfon’ — Opposition by the proprietor of Community figurative mark including the word element ‘fon’ and of the national word mark FON — Rejection of the opposition by the Board of Appeal of OHIM

Case C‑193/13 P



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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Order (OJ)
28/03/2014 nfon v Fon Wireless and OHIM
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Order
ECLI:EU:C:2014:35
16/01/2014 nfon v Fon Wireless and OHIM
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Order (Information)
ECLI:EU:C:2014:35
16/01/2014 nfon v Fon Wireless and OHIM
Application (OJ)
14/06/2013 nfon v Fon Wireless and OHIM
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)

Subject-matter

Appeal brought against the judgment of the General Court (Fourth Chamber) of 29 January 2013 in Case T-283/11 Fon Wireless v OHIM - Nfon (Nfon), by which the General Court altered the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM) of 18 March 2011 (Case R 1017/20094) to the effect that nfon AG’s appeal to the Board of Appeal is dismissed – Infringement of Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 of 26 February 2009 on the Community trade mark (OJ 2009 L 78, p. 1).

Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.10 Appeals
    3.10.04 Questions of law or fact
3 Legal proceedings
  3.10 Appeals
    3.10.06 Pleas in law
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
3 Legal proceedings
  3.10 Appeals
    3.10.06 Pleas in law


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 15/04/2013

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

16/01/2014


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Order: OJ C 112 from 14.04.2014, p.19

Application: OJ C 189 from 29.06.2013, p.5

Name of the parties

nfon v Fon Wireless and OHIM

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

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment
  • Appeals : dismissal on grounds of inadmissibility
  • Appeals : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

sixième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Rodin

Advocate General

Bot

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

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