Communication: judgment No. 0503 of 2020

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Communication: judgment

Judgment



20.12.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 513/26


Judgment of the General Court of 22 September 2021 — T i D kontrolni sistemi v EUIPO –Sigmatron (Signalling apparatuses and devices)

(Case T-503/20) (1)

(Community design - Invalidity proceedings - Registered Community design representing signalling apparatuses and devices - Earlier Community design - Ground for invalidity - No individual character - Declaration of invalidity of a prior design - No effect - Disclosure of the earlier design - Informed user - Degree of freedom of the designer - No different overall impression - Article 6 and Article 25(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 6/2002)

(2021/C 513/38)

Language of the case: Bulgarian

Parties

Applicant: T i D kontrolni sistemi EOOD (Varna, Bulgaria) (represented by: P. Priparzhenski, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: P. Georgieva and A. Folliard-Monguiral, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Sigmatron EOOD (Sofia, Bulgaria) (represented by: A. Kostov, lawyer).

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Third Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 30 April 2020 (Case R 956/2019-3) relating to invalidity proceedings between Sigmatron and T i D kontrolni sistemi.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders T i D kontrolni sistemi EOOD to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 329, 5.10.2020.



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