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Document 62014TA0583

Case T-583/14: Judgment of the General Court of 8 December 2015 — Giand v OHIM — Flamagas (FLAMINAIRE) (Community mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for Community word mark FLAMINAIRE — Earlier national and international word marks FLAMINAIRE — Relative grounds for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Genuine use of the earlier mark — Article 42(2) and (3) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Ne bis in idem)

OJ C 27, 25.1.2016, p. 50–50 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

25.1.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 27/50


Judgment of the General Court of 8 December 2015 — Giand v OHIM — Flamagas (FLAMINAIRE)

(Case T-583/14) (1)

((Community mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for Community word mark FLAMINAIRE - Earlier national and international word marks FLAMINAIRE - Relative grounds for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 - Genuine use of the earlier mark - Article 42(2) and (3) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 - Ne bis in idem))

(2016/C 027/62)

Language of the case: Italian

Parties

Applicant: Giand Srl (Rimini, Italy) (represented by: F. Caricato, lawyer)

Defendant: Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (represented by: P. Bullock, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of OHIM, intervener before the General Court: Flamagas, SA (Barcelona, Spain) (represented by: G. Hinarejos Mulliez, lawyer)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of OHIM of 11 June 2014 (Case R 2117/2011-4), relating to opposition proceedings between Flamagas, SA and Giand Srl.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Giand Srl to pay the costs, including those necessarily incurred by Flamagas, SA for the purposes of the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM).


(1)  OJ C 351, 6.10.2014.


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