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Court of Justice (First Chamber), 21 July 2016, in case C‑597/14 P (EUIPO v. Xavier Grau Ferrer and Juan Cándido Rubio Ferrer, Alberto Rubio Ferrer)

Appeal —Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Article 76(2) — Regulation (EC) No 2868/95 — Rule 50(1), third subparagraph — Figurative mark — Opposition by the proprietor of the earlier trade mark — Proof of the existence, validity and extent of the protection of the earlier trade mark — Consideration by the Board of Appeal of evidence submitted out of time — Rejection of the opposition by the Board of Appeal

Where the grounds of a judgment of the General Court disclose an infringement of EU law but the operative part of the judgment is shown to be well founded for other legal reasons, the appeal must be dismissed.

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