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Case T-214/09: Judgment of the General Court of 20 October 2011 — COR Sitzmöbel Helmut Lübke v OHIM — El Corte Inglés (COR) (Community trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Application for territorial extension of the protection of an international registration — Word mark COR — Earlier Community word mark CADENACOR — Relative ground for refusal — Likelihood of confusion — Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009) — Similarity of the signs — Similarity of the goods)

OJ C 355, 3.12.2011, p. 17–17 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

3.12.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 355/17


Judgment of the General Court of 20 October 2011 — COR Sitzmöbel Helmut Lübke v OHIM — El Corte Inglés (COR)

(Case T-214/09) (1)

(Community trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for territorial extension of the protection of an international registration - Word mark COR - Earlier Community word mark CADENACOR - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009) - Similarity of the signs - Similarity of the goods)

2011/C 355/28

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: COR Sitzmöbel Helmut Lübke GmbH & Co. KG (Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany) (represented by: Y.-G. von Amsberg and A.-S. Loesenbeck, lawyers)

Defendant: Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (represented by: A. Folliard-Monguiral and G. Schneider, Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of OHIM, intervener before the General Court: El Corte Inglés, SA (Madrid, Spain) (represented by: J.L. Rivas Zurdo, M.E. López Camba and Seijo Veiguela, lawyers)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of OHIM of 4 March 2009 (Case R 376/2008-2) concerning opposition proceedings between El Corte Inglés, SA, and COR Sitzmöbel Helmut Lübke GmbH & Co. KG.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders COR Sitzmöbel Helmut Lübke GmbH & Co. KG to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 180, 1.8.2009.


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