MAURI | Decision 2499880 – COMERCIAL CHOCOLATES LACASA S.A. v. AB Mauri Technology Pty Limited

OPPOSITION No B 2 499 880

Comercial Chocolates Lacasa S.A., Autovia Logroño Km. 14, 50180 Utebo (Zaragoza), Spain (opponent), represented by Javier Ungría López, Avda. Ramón y Cajal, 78, 28043 Madrid, Spain (professional representative).

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AB Mauri Technology Pty Limited, Level 1, Building A 11 Talavera Road, North Ryde, New South Wales 2113, Australia (applicant), represented by A.A. Thornton & Co., 10 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7NG, United Kingdom (professional representative).

On 03/03/2017, the Opposition Division takes the following

DECISION:

1.        Opposition No B 2 499 880 is rejected in its entirety.

2.        The opponent bears the costs, fixed at EUR 300.

REASONS:

The opponent filed an opposition against all the goods of European Union trade mark application No 13 526 587. The opposition is based on Spanish trade mark registrations No 1 096 516 and No 2 936 801, and European Union trade mark registrations No 59 618, No 9 235 243 and No 9 280 496. The opponent invoked Article 8(1)(b) EUTMR.

THE SIGNS

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Spanish trade mark No 1 096 516

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European Union trade mark No 59 618

Spanish trade mark registration No 2 936 801

European trade mark registration No 9 235 243