Communication: judgment No. 0211 of 2020

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62020TA0211
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English
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General Court
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Communication: judgment

Judgment



13.12.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 502/22


Judgment of the General Court of 20 October 2021 — Square v EUIPO — ($ Cash App)

(Case T-211/20) (1)

(EU trade mark - International registration designating the European Union - Figurative mark $ Cash App - Absolute ground for refusal - No distinctive character - Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 - Right to be heard - Article 94(1) of Regulation 2017/1001)

(2021/C 502/34)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Square, Inc. (San Francisco, California, United States) (represented by: M. Hawkins, Solicitor, and by K. Lüder and T. Dolde, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: L. Lapinskaite, J. Crespo Carrillo and V. Ruzek, acting as Agents)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 5 February 2020 (Case R 810/2019-1), relating to the international registration designating the European Union in respect of the figurative mark $ Cash App.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Square, Inc. to bear its own costs and pay those incurred by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).


(1)  OJ C 209, 22.6.2020.



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