General Court dismisses likelihood of confusion appeal

European Union

In a judgment issued on February 2 2016, the General Court (Second Chamber) dismissed an appeal filed by Antica Azienda and upheld the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market confirming that Community Trademark 10599033, ILLIRIA, (figurative) could not be registered due to likelihood of confusion with earlier Community Trademark 8299653, CASTILLO DE LIRIA (word).

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