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Document 62010TN0505

Case T-505/10: Action brought on 18 October 2010 — Höganäs v OHIM — Haynes (ASTALOY)

OJ C 346, 18.12.2010, p. 55–56 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

18.12.2010   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 346/55


Action brought on 18 October 2010 — Höganäs v OHIM — Haynes (ASTALOY)

(Case T-505/10)

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2010/C 346/108

Language in which the application was lodged: English

Parties

Applicant: Höganäs AB (Höganäs, Sweden) (represented by: L.-E. Ström, lawyer)

Defendant: Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Haynes International, Inc. (Kokomo, USA)

Form of order sought

Annul the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) of 18 August 2010 in case R 1530/2009-4;

Reject the opposition decision No B 85624; and

Order the defendant and the other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal to bear the costs of the proceedings.

Pleas in law and main arguments

Applicant for the Community trade mark: The applicant

Community trade mark concerned: The word mark “ASTALOY”, for goods in class 6 — Community trade mark application No 3890233

Proprietor of the mark or sign cited in the opposition proceedings: The other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal

Mark or sign cited: Community trade mark registration No 55400 of the word mark “HASTELLOY”, for goods in class 6

Decision of the Opposition Division: Upheld the opposition

Decision of the Board of Appeal: Dismissed the appeal

Pleas in law: The applicant considers that the contested decision infringes Articles 8 and 9 of Council Regulation (EC) No 207/2009, as the Board of Appeal erred in its assessment of likelihood of confusion as well as in its assessment of the similarity of the contested trade mark.


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