Official Journal of the European Union

C 374/26

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

(Case T-350/13) (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))

(2017/C 374/38)

Language of the case: Spanish


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

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented: initially by V. Melgar and J. Crespo Carrillo and subsequently by M. Crespo Carillo, 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 16 April 2013 (Case R 1446/2012-2) 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 16 April 2013 (Case R 1446/2012-2);


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 252, 31.8.2013.