Official Journal of the European Union

C 58/9

Judgment of the General Court of 17 January 2012 — Hell Energy Magyarország v OHIM — Hansa Mineralbrunnen (HELL)

(Case T-522/10) (1)

(Community trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for the Community figurative mark HELL - Earlier Community word mark HELLA - Relative ground for refusal - Likelihood of confusion - Similarity of the goods and of the signs - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)

2012/C 58/15

Language of the case: English


Applicant: Hell Energy Magyarország kft (Budapest, Hungary) (represented by: M. Treis, lawyer)

Defendant: Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (represented by: D. Botis, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of OHIM, intervener before the General Court: Hansa Mineralbrunnen GmbH (Rellingen, Germany) (represented by: A. Renck, V. von Bomhard, E. Nicolás Gómez and T. Dolde, lawyers)


Action against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of OHIM of 5 August 2010 (Case R 1517/2009-1), relating to opposition proceedings between Hansa Mineralbrunnen GmbH and Hell Energy Magyarország.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Dismisses the action;


Orders Hell Energy Magyarország kft to pay the costs.

(1)  OJ C 13, 15.1.2011.