The trademark Centaur was filed by Centaur Handels GmbH, a corporation established under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on November 20, 2019, and received one opposition filed on January 10, 2020 by Dirk Rossmann GmbH on (a) Identity of marks and Goods and Services, (b) Likelihood of confusion. the opponent was represented by HORAK. RECHTSANWÄLTE PARTNERSCHAFT MBB and proceedings were handled in German, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued January 10, 2020
The application was filed in German, and German was also language of all opposition proceedings (English was selected as the second language).
A total of one cancellation proceedings were initiated against the trademark registration in 2020.The first Cancellation was filed by Dirk Rossmann GmbH (represented by ???) on December 7, 2021 and Final decision – EUTM partially cancelled.
Application for revocation or for a declaration of invalidity of the trademark registration was recorded on June 25, 2020. A transfer of the trademark registration was recorded on December 3, 2021. Decisions on applications for revocation or for a declaration of invalidity of the trademark registration was recorded on December 7, 2021.
The Appeal with reference B R0688/2021-1 was Application partially rejected according to Article 109(4) EUTMR with decision issued on November 18, 2021 by the EUIPO. The Cancellation with reference B 000044565 was EUTM partially cancelled according to Article 8(1)(b) CTMR with decision issued on February 16, 2021 by the EUIPO.