Communication: judgment No. 0598 of 2020

IDENTIFIER
62020TA0598
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
REFERENCES MADE
2
REFERENCED
1
DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



28.2.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 95/31


Judgment of the General Court of 21 December 2021 — Skechers USA v EUIPO (ARCH FIT)

(Case T-598/20) (1)

(EU trade mark - Application for the EU word mark ARCH FIT - Absolute grounds for refusal - Lack of distinctive character - Descriptive character - Article 7(1)(b) and (c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001)

(2022/C 95/42)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Skechers USA, Inc. II (Manhattan Beach, California, United States) (represented by: T. Holman and A. Reid, Solicitors, and J. Bogatz and Y. Stone, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: S. Scardocchia and V. Ruzek, acting as Agents)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 29 July 2020 (Case R 2631/2019-1), relating to an application for registration of the word sign ARCH FIT as an EU trade mark.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Skechers USA, Inc. II to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 390, 16.11.2020.



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