Judgment of the General Court (Seventh Chamber) of 10 October 2012

Nicolas Wessang v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)

Community trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for Community figurative mark star foods — Earlier Community word and figurative marks STAR SNACKS — Relative ground for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009

Case T‑333/11



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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
09/11/2012 Wessang v OHMI - Greinwald (star foods)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2012:536
10/10/2012 Wessang v OHMI - Greinwald (star foods)
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2012:536
10/10/2012 Wessang v OHMI - Greinwald (star foods)
Application (OJ)
25/08/2011 Wessang v OHMI - Greinwald (star foods)
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)

Subject-matter

Community trade mark – Action for annulment brought by the proprietor of the Community figurative and word marks ‘STAR SNACKS’, for goods in Classes 29, 30 and 31, against decision R 1837/2010-4 of the Fourth Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) of 15 April 2011, dismissing for the second time the opposition filed by the applicant against the application for registration of figurative mark ‘star foods’, for goods in Classes 29, 30 and 32, following the annulment of the initial decision rejecting the opposition of the Fourth Board of Appeal by the judgment of the General Court of 11 May 2012, delivered in Case T492/08 Wessang v OHIM – Greinwald (star foods).

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
        4.11.03.02.07 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


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

  • 24/06/2011

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

10/10/2012


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 269 from 10.09.2011, p.51

Judgment: OJ C 366 from 24.11.2012, p.32

Name of the parties

Wessang v OHMI - Greinwald (star foods)

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 : application granted
  • Actions for annulment : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

septième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Wiszniewska-Białecka

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

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