Order of the Court (Sixth Chamber) of 14 November 2013

TeamBank AG Nürnberg v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)

Appeal — Community trade mark — Figurative mark f@ir Credit — Opposition by the proprietor of the Community figurative mark FERCREDIT — Refusal of registration

Case C‑524/12 P

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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Order (OJ)
07/02/2014 TeamBank Nürnberg v OHIM
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14/11/2013 TeamBank Nürnberg v OHIM
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Order (Information)
14/11/2013 TeamBank Nürnberg v OHIM
Application (OJ)
14/12/2012 TeamBank Nürnberg v OHIM
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Appeal brought against the judgment of the General Court (Third Chamber) of 19 September 2012 in Case T220/11 TeamBank v OHIM – Fercredit Servizi Finanziari, by which the General Court dismissed the action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of OHIM of 3 February 2011 (Case R 719/2010-1), relating to opposition proceedings between Fercredit Servizi Finanziari SpA and TeamBank AG Nürnberg – Infringement of Article 8(1)(b) of Council Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 of 26 February 2009 on the Community trade mark (OJ 2009 L 78, p. 1) – Likelihood of confusion between a figurative sign containing the word element ‘f@ir Credit’ and an earlier international figurative mark containing the word element ‘FERCREDIT’

Systematic classification scheme

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 Relative grounds for refusal Likelihood of confusion with an earlier mark

Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part


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Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 19/11/2012

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery



Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 9 from 12.01.2013, p.33

Order: OJ C 52 from 22.02.2014, p.22

Name of the parties

TeamBank Nürnberg v 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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  • 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)


Borg Barthet

Advocate General


Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

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