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Document 62020TA0196

Case T-196/20: Judgment of the General Court of 16 June 2021 — Chanel v EUIPO — Innovative Cosmetic Concepts (INCOCO) (EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — International registration designating the European Union — Word mark INCOCO — Earlier national word marks COCO — Relative ground for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001))

OJ C 310, 2.8.2021, p. 23–24 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

2.8.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 310/23


Judgment of the General Court of 16 June 2021 — Chanel v EUIPO — Innovative Cosmetic Concepts (INCOCO)

(Case T-196/20) (1)

(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - International registration designating the European Union - Word mark INCOCO - Earlier national word marks COCO - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001))

(2021/C 310/29)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicant: Chanel (Neuilly sur-Seine, France) (represented by: J. Passa, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: S. Pétrequin, J. Crespo Carrillo and V. Ruzek, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Innovative Cosmetic Concepts LLC (Clifton, New Jersey, United States) (represented by: I. Temiño Ceniceros, J. Oria Sousa-Montes and P. Revuelta Martos, lawyers)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 16 January 2020 (Case R 194/2019-1), relating to opposition proceedings between Chanel and Innovative Cosmetic Concepts.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Annuls the decision of the First Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) of 16 January 2020 (Case R 194/2019-1);

2.

Orders EUIPO and Innovative Cosmetic Concepts LLC to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 201, 15.6.2020.


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