SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL INDUSTRY v. Discovery Communications, LLC.


Case details

Case no.: R1007/2022-4

Jurisdiction: European Union

Industry: Media

Decision date: 28 Feb, 2023


The Board agrees with the Opposition Division that besides that fact that the goods and services at stake have different natures and purposes, they are neither in competition nor complementary in the sense that one is indispensable or important for the other. It must be pointed out that no argument has been submitted by the opponent that would lead to a different conclusion. Moreover, the goods and services clearly target different publics. It follows that the contested goods and services are indeed dissimilar to the earlier goods and services.

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