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Case T-385/18: Judgment of the General Court of 27 June 2019 — Aldi v EUIPO — Crone (CRONE) (EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for EU figurative mark CRONE — Earlier EU figurative marks crane and earlier word mark CRANE — Relative ground for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001)

OJ C 305, 9.9.2019, p. 50–51 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

9.9.2019   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 305/50


Judgment of the General Court of 27 June 2019 — Aldi v EUIPO — Crone (CRONE)

(Case T-385/18) (1)

(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for EU figurative mark CRONE - Earlier EU figurative marks crane and earlier word mark CRANE - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001)

(2019/C 305/60)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: Aldi GmbH & Co. KG (Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany) (represented by: N. Lützenrath, U. Rademacher, C. Fürsen and M. Minkner, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: A. Crawcour and D. Hanf, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Christoph Michael Crone (Krefeld, Germany) (represented by: M. van Maele and H.-Y. Cho, lawyers)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 14 March 2018 (Case R 1100/2017-1), relating to opposition proceedings between Aldi and Mr Crone.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Aldi GmbH & Co. KG to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 285, 13.8.2018.


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