Official Journal of the European Union

C 374/33

Judgment of the General Court of 22 September 2017 — Arrigoni v EUIPO — Arrigoni Battista (Arrigoni Valtaleggio)

(Case T-454/16) (1)

((European Union trade mark - Proceedings for a declaration of invalidity - International registration designating the European Union - Figurative mark Arrigoni Valtaleggio - Earlier national figurative mark ARRIGONI - Relative ground for refusal - No likelihood of confusion - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 - Genuine use of the earlier mark - Article 57(2) and (3) of Regulation No 207/2009))

(2017/C 374/49)

Language of the case: Italian


Applicant: Arrigoni SpA (Rome, Italy) (represented by: P. Di Gravio, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: L. Rampini, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Arrigoni Battista ApA (Bergamo, Italy) (represented by: S. Verea, M. Balestriero and K. Muraro, lawyers)


Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 19 May 2016 (Case R 2922/2014 1), relating to proceedings for a declaration of invalidity between Arrigoni and Arrigoni Formaggi SpA.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


dismisses the action;


orders Arrigoni SpA to pay the costs.

(1)  OJ C 364, 3.10.2016.