Giovanni Cosmetics Inc v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)

European Union – Trade marks. The Court of Justice of the European Union dismissed the action brought by Giovanni Cosmetics, Inco, against the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal market (TradeMarks and Designs) concerning opposition proceedings between Giovanni Cosmetics, Inc. and Vasconcelos & Gonçalves, SA, regarding the application by the latter company for registration of a figurative sign depicting the words 'GIOVANNI GALLI' with the drawing of a duck, as a Community trade mark.

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