Official Journal of the European Union

C 374/28

Judgment of the General Court of 20 September 2017 — Jordi Nogues v EUIPO — Grupo Osborne (BADTORO)

(Case T-386/15) (1)

((EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for EU figurative mark BADTORO - Earlier EU figurative and word marks TORO - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Similarity of the signs - Similarity of the goods and services - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 - Suspension of the administrative procedure - Rule 20(7)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 2868/95))

(2017/C 374/41)

Language of the case: Spanish


Applicant: Jordi Nogues, SL (Barcelona, Spain) (represented by: M. J. Sanmartín Sanmartín and E. López Parés, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by J. Crespo Carrillo, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Grupo Osborne, SA (El Puerto de Santa María, Spain) (represented by: J. M. Iglesias Monravá, lawyer)


Action brought against the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 17 April 2015 (Case R 2570/2013-2) relating to opposition proceedings between Grupo Osborne and Jordi Nogues.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Annuls the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) of 17 April 2013 (R 2570/2013-2);


Orders EUIPO to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by Jordi Nogues, SL;


Orders Grupo Osborne, SA to bear its own costs.

(1)  OJ C 320, 28.9.2015.