“Parts of vehicles” and “vehicles” in Class 12 are similar
In Industrie Aeronautiche Reggiane Srl v EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (Case T-541/15, June 20 2017), the EU General Court held that “parts of vehicles” and “vehicles” in Class 12 of the Nice Classification are similar. The court explained that “parts of vehicles” are essential for the use of motor vehicles and they are therefore complementary.
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