IP case law Court of Justice

Appeal loged on 10 Nov 2021, C-678/21 (Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe v EUIPO)



EU trade mark – Opposition proceedings – Application for EU word mark GT RACING – Earlier EU figurative trade mark representing bold curved, vertical and horizontal lines – Earlier EU word mark GT – Relative ground for refusal – Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001) – Article 8(5) of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 8(5) of Regulation 2017/1001) – Earlier non-registered national marks – Article 8(4) of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 8(4) of Regulation 2017/1001) – Rules governing common-law action for passing off – No misrepresentation – Use in the course of trade of more than mere local significance – Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union and from Euratom)

Case details on the CJEU website (external link)

CFI decision T-463/20 on the CJEU website (external link)
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