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Document 62020TA0068

Case T-68/20: Judgment of the General Court of 10 March 2021 — Hauz 1929 v EUIPO — Houzz (HAUZ EST 1929) (EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for the EU figurative mark HAUZ EST 1929 — Earlier EU word mark HOUZZ — Relative ground for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001)

OJ C 163, 3.5.2021, p. 28–29 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

3.5.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 163/28


Judgment of the General Court of 10 March 2021 — Hauz 1929 v EUIPO — Houzz (HAUZ EST 1929)

(Case T-68/20) (1)

(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for the EU figurative mark HAUZ EST 1929 - Earlier EU word mark HOUZZ - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001)

(2021/C 163/37)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Hauz 1929 Ltd (London, United Kingdom) (represented by: N. Lyberis, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: V. Ruzek, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO: Houzz, Inc. (Palo Alto, California, United States)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 19 November 2019 (Case R 885/2019-5), relating to opposition proceedings between Houzz and Hauz 1929.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Hauz 1929 Ltd to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 95, 23.3.2020.


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