IP case law Court of Justice

Appeal loged on 22 Feb 2021, C-109/21 (H.R. Participations v EUIPO)

EU trade mark – Invalidity proceedings – EU word mark JCE HOTTINGUER – Non-registered earlier national trade mark HOTTINGER – Relative ground for refusal – Reference to the national law governing the earlier mark – Rules governing common law actions for passing-off – Article 8(4) and Article 53(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(4) and Article 60(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001, respectively)

Case details on the CJEU website (external link)

CFI decision T-535/19 on the CJEU website (external link)