Bankia SA v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)

European Union – Community trade mark. The Court of Justice of the European Union annulled a decision of the Second Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) to the extent that it upheld an appeal by a bank, which had opposed the registration of the applicant's trade mark on the basis of an earlier mark, in respect of real estate services covered by the applicant's trade mark. There was no likelihood of confusion between the signs at issue in respect of the real estate services covered by the Community trade mark application.

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