Judgment of the General Court (Second Chamber) of 28 January 2014

Progust, SL v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)

Community trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for the Community figurative mark IMPERIA — Earlier Community figurative mark IMPERIAL — Relative ground for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Distinctive character of the earlier mark — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009

Case T‑216/11


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
21/02/2014 Progust v OHMI - Sopralex & Vosmarques (IMPERIA)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2014:34
28/01/2014 Progust v OHMI - Sopralex & Vosmarques (IMPERIA)
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2014:34
28/01/2014 Progust v OHMI - Sopralex & Vosmarques (IMPERIA)
Application (OJ)
17/06/2011 Progust v OHMI - Sopralex & Vosmarques (IMPERIA)
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)

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
        4.11.03.02.07 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
        4.11.03.02.02 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

Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 18/04/2011

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

28/01/2014


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 194 from 02.07.2011, p.15

Judgment: OJ C 71 from 08.03.2014, p.16

Name of the parties

Progust v OHMI - Sopralex & Vosmarques (IMPERIA)

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 : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Gervasoni

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • Spanish

Language(s) of the Opinion

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