The trademark GAEA was filed by EURL GAEA CHINA CONSTRUCTION L.T.D COMPANY, a corporation established under the laws of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria (the "Applicant"). The application was published for oppositions on October 8, 2018, and received one opposition filed on January 7, 2019 by GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft on Likelihood of confusion. the opponent was represented by SCHNEIDERS & BEHRENDT PARTMBB, RECHTS- UND PATENTANWÄLTE and proceedings were handled in English, and the oppositon was dismissed by the Euorpean Union Intellectual Property Office with decision issued January 7, 2019
The application was filed in English, and English was also language of all opposition proceedings (French was selected as the second language).
The Opposition with reference B 003072742 was refused according to Article 8(1)(b) CTMR with decision issued on December 20, 2019 by the EUIPO.