Judgment of the General Court (Seventh Chamber) of 17 May 2013.

Sanofi Pasteur MSD SNC v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM).

Community trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for Community figurative mark representing two devices of crossing sickles - Earlier national and international figurative marks representing two devices of ribbons - Relative ground for refusal - No likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation No 207/2009.

Case T-502/11.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
14/06/2013 Sanofi Pasteur MSD v OHMI - Mundipharma (Représentation de deux faucilles entrelacées)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2013:263
17/05/2013 Sanofi Pasteur MSD v OHMI - Mundipharma (Représentation de deux faucilles entrelacées)
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2013:263
17/05/2013 Sanofi Pasteur MSD v OHMI - Mundipharma (Représentation de deux faucilles entrelacées)
Application (OJ)
28/10/2011 Sanofi Pasteur MSD v OHMI - Mundipharma (Représentation de deux faucilles entrelacées)
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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published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)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 national and international figurative marks representing a device of two ribbons for goods in class 5 against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) of 22 July 2011 in Case R 1904/2010-4 dismissing the appeal against the decision of the Opposition Division rejecting the applicant’s opposition to the application for registration of a figurative mark representing two signs in the form of crossing sickles, for goods in class 5

Systematic classification scheme

1.
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
        4.11.03.02.02 Likelihood of confusion with an earlier mark
          4.11.03.02.02.01 Relevant public
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


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

  • 26/09/2011

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

17/05/2013


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 340 from 19.11.2011, p.30

Judgment: OJ C 189 from 29.06.2013, p.21

Name of the parties

Sanofi Pasteur MSD v OHMI - Mundipharma (Représentation de deux faucilles entrelacées)

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

septième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Prek

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

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