Official Journal of the European Union
Judgment of the General Court of 23 March 2022 — Hrebenyuk v EUIPO (Shape of a stand-up collar)
(Case T-252/21) (1)
(EU trade mark - Application for a three-dimensional EU trade mark - Shape of a stand-up collar - Absolute ground for refusal - No distinctive character - Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001)
Language of the case: German
Applicant: Anna Hrebenyuk (Griesheim, Germany) (represented by: H.-J. Ruhl, lawyer)
Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: E. Markakis, acting as Agent)
Action brought against the decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 25 February 2021 (Case R 1902/2020-5), concerning an application for registration of a three-dimensional sign consisting of the shape of a stand-up collar as an EU trade mark.
Operative part of the judgment
Dismisses the action;
Orders Ms Anna Hrebenyuk to pay the costs.
(1) OJ C 263, 5.7.2021.