The trademark MILAN was filed by Feinchemie Schwebda GmbH, a corporation established under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on September 29, 2011, and received one opposition filed on November 29, 2011 by Cheminova Agro S.A. on Likelihood of confusion. the opponent was represented by SUGRAÑES, S.L.P. and proceedings were handled in English, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued November 29, 2011
The application was filed in German, and German was also language of all opposition proceedings (English was selected as the second language).
The application claimed as seniority of "BX" trademark 0082018 registered on March 19, 1999 and filed on December 12, 1996 which was accepted by the office.