Meaning of Likelihood of Confusion

    August 2009

    Case T-311/08 Fitoussi v OHIM (2 July 2009)

    Paul Fitoussi, owned a French trade mark registration which comprised a white fivepointed star encompassed by a black circle for goods in class 25. Fitoussi opposed a CTM application, owned by Bernadette Loriot, comprising a black five-pointed star, bordered by white lines and in a grey circle with the words 'IBIZA REPUBLIC' placed horizontally across the front.

    In May 2008, international law firm Hammonds became a limited liability partnership. Hammonds LLP and its affiliated undertakings has offices in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Manchester in the UK, and in Berlin, Brussels, Beijing, Hong Kong, Madrid, Munich and Paris.