Communication: judgment No. 0294 of 2020

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62020TA0294
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English
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General Court
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Communication: judgment

Judgment



14.2.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 73/37


Judgment of the General Court of 8 December 2021 — Talleres de Escoriaza v EUIPO — Salto Systems (KAAS KEYS AS A SERVICE)

(Case T-294/20) (1)

(EU trade mark - Invalidity proceedings - EU word mark KAAS KEYS AS A SERVICE - Absolute grounds for refusal - Descriptive character - Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001) - No distinctive character - Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation 2017/1001) - Signs or indications which have become customary - Article 7(1)(d) of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 7(1)(d) of Regulation 2017/1001) - Obligation to state reasons - Right to be heard - Article 94(1) of Regulation 2017/1001)

(2022/C 73/43)

Language of the case: Spanish

Parties

Applicant: Talleres de Escoriaza, SA (Irun, Spain) (represented by: T. Müller and F. Togo, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: D. Gája, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Salto Systems, SL (Oiartzun, Spain) (represented by: A. Alejos Cutuli, lawyer)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 28 February 2020 (Case R 1363/2019-4), relating to invalidity proceedings between Talleres de Escoriaza and Salto Systems.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Talleres de Escoriaza, SA to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 247, 27.7.2020.



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