Communication: judgment No. 0116 of 2021

IDENTIFIER
62021TA0116
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
REFERENCES MADE
3
REFERENCED
1
DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



21.3.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 128/22


Judgment of the General Court of 2 February 2022 — Maternus v EUIPO — adp Gauselmann (WILD)

(Case T-116/21) (1)

(EU trade mark - Invalidity proceedings - EU word mark WILD - Absolute ground for refusal - Descriptive character - Article 52(1)(a) and Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 59(1)(a) and Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001))

(2022/C 128/32)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: Maternus GmbH (Munich, Germany) (represented by: M. Zoebisch and R. Drozdz, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: R. Manea and E. Markakis, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: adp Gauselmann GmbH (Espelkamp, Germany) (represented by: K. Mandel, lawyer)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 9 December 2020 (Case R 932/2019-1), relating to invalidity proceedings between adp Gauselmann and Maternus.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Maternus GmbH to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 148, 26.4.2021.



Citations

Sign up for a free moonlit.ai™ account to access all citing documents.