IP case law Court of Justice

Appeal loged on 22 Feb 2018, C-156/18 (Tulliallan Burlington v EUIPO)

EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - International registration designating the European Union - Figurative mark BURLINGTON THE ORIGINAL - Earlier national word marks BURLINGTON and BURLINGTON ARCADE - Earlier EU and national figurative marks BURLINGTON ARCADE - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001) - Use in the course of trade of a sign of more than mere local significance - Article 8(4) of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 8(4) of Regulation 2017/1001) - Unfair advantage taken of the distinctive character or the repute of the earlier trade marks - Article 8(5) of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 8(5) of Regulation 2017/1001

Case details on the CJEU website (external link)

CFI decision T-121/16 on the CJEU website (external link)