Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 2 March 2022 — Apologistics v EUIPO — Kerckhoff (apo-discounter.de)
(Case T-140/21) (1)
(EU trade mark - Revocation proceedings - EU figurative mark apo-discounter.de - Partial revocation - Genuine use of the trade mark - Article 58(1)(a) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 - Proof of genuine use)
Language of the case: English
Applicant: Apologistics GmbH (Markkleeberg, Germany) (represented by: H. Hug, lawyer)
Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: A. Folliard-Monguiral, acting as Agent)
Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Markus Kerckhoff (Bergisch Gladbach, Germany) (represented by: M. Douglas, lawyer)
Action brought against the decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 8 December 2020 (Case R 1439/2019-5), relating to revocation proceedings between Mr Kerckhoff and Apologistics.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders Apologistics GmbH to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 182, 10.5.2021.