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CJEU Cases T-84/19 and T-88/19 to T-98/19 / Judgment

Cinkciarz.pl sp. z o.o. v European Union Intellectual Property Office

Deciding Body type:
Court of Justice of the European Union
Deciding Body:
General Court (Eighth Chamber)
Type:
Decision
Decision date:
28/05/2020

Key facts of the case:

EU trade mark — Opposition proceedings — Applications for the EU figurative marks We IntelliGence the World, currencymachineassistant, robodealer, currencyassistant, tradingcurrencyassistant, CKPL, moneypersonalassistant, moneyassistant, currencypersonalassistant, CNTX Trading, AIdealer and CNTX — Earlier EU and UK figurative marks representing two intertwining circles or two overlapping circles — Suspension of proceedings — Article 71(1) of Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/625.

Outcome of the case:

On those grounds, THE GENERAL COURT (Eighth Chamber) hereby:

  1. Joins Cases T‑84/19 and T‑88/19 to T‑98/19 for the purposes of the judgment;
  2. Annuls the decisions of the Second Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) of 7 December 2018 (Cases R 1062/2018-2, R 1059/2018-2, R 1058/2018-2, R 1057/2018-2, R 1056/2018-2, R 1060/2018-2, R 1055/2018-2, R 1054/2018-2, R 1053/2018-2, R 986/2018-2, R 1063/2018-2 and R 1064/2018-2);
  3. Orders EUIPO to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by Cinkciarz.pl sp. z o.o. for the purposes of the proceedings before the Court;
  4. Orders MasterCard International, Inc. to bear its own costs relating to the proceedings before the Court.