Communication: judgment No. 0188 of 2021

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62021TA0188
LANGUAGE
English
COURT
General Court
AG OPINION
NO
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DOCUMENT TYPE
Communication: judgment

Judgment



21.2.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 84/40


Judgment of the General Court of 15 December 2021 — Lück v EUIPO — R. H. Investment (MALLE)

(Case T-188/21) (1)

(EU trade mark - Invalidity proceedings - EU word mark MALLE - Absolute grounds for refusal - Descriptive character - No distinctive character - Article 7(1)(b) and (c) of Regulation 2017/1001 - Ineffective nature of the single plea in law)

(2022/C 84/56)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: Jörg Lück (Hilden, Germany) (represented by: L. Becker, lawyer)

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

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: R. H. Investment UG (haftungsbeschränkt) (Erlangen, Germany) (represented by: M. Metzner and M. Scheiner, lawyers)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 21 December 2020 (Case R 1393/2020-5), relating to invalidity proceedings between R. H. Investment and Mr Lück.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders Jörg Lück to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 217, 7.6.2021.



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