Judgment of the General Court (Fourth Chamber) of 30 June 2004

Norma Lebensmittelfilialbetrieb GmbH & Co. KG v European Union Intellectual Property Office

Case T-281/02


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
25/09/2004 Norma Lebensmittelfilialbetrieb v OHIM (Mehr für Ihr Geld)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2004:198
30/06/2004 Norma Lebensmittelfilialbetrieb v OHIM (Mehr für Ihr Geld)
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:T:2004:198
30/06/2004 Norma Lebensmittelfilialbetrieb v OHIM (Mehr für Ihr Geld)
Application (OJ)
09/11/2002 Norma Lebensmittelfilialbetrieb v OHIM (Mehr für Ihr Geld)
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Reports of Cases

2004 II-01915

Subject-matter

Community trade mark ─ Annulment of decision R 239/2002-3 of the Third Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) of 3 July 2002, dismissing in part the appeal against the decision by the examiner and refusing registration of the word mark "Mehr für Ihr Geld" for products in Classes 3, 29 and 30

Systematic classification scheme

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B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-33 Community trade mark
    B-33.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
      B-33.01.02 Marks devoid of any distinctive character
        B-33.01.02.01 Advertising slogans
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-33 Community trade mark
    B-33.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
      B-33.01.13 Signs examined
        B-33.01.13.02 Marks devoid of any distinctive character
          B-33.01.13.02.01 Word marks


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Regulation 40/94 : paragraphs 1, 35
  • Regulation 40/94 -A07P1LB : paragraphs 4, 23 - 25, 27, 33
  • Regulation 40/94 -A07P1LC : paragraphs 4, 37
  • Regulation 40/94 -A07P2 : paragraphs 23, 27
  • General Court - Judgment T -122/99 : paragraph 35
  • General Court - Judgment T -331/99 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -517/99 : paragraph 25
  • General Court - Judgment T -32/00 : paragraph 35
  • General Court - Judgment T -79/00 : paragraphs 24, 29
  • General Court - Judgment T -106/00 : paragraph 35
  • General Court - Judgment T -138/00 : paragraph 33
  • General Court - Judgment T -219/00 : paragraph 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -104/00 : paragraph 37
  • General Court - Judgment T -79/01 : paragraphs 29, 33
  • General Court - Judgment T -122/01 : paragraphs 24, 25, 26, 29
  • General Court - Judgment T -130/01 : paragraphs 32, 35
  • General Court - Judgment T -295/01 : paragraph 27
  • General Court - Judgment T -348/02 : paragraph 37

Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 18/09/2002

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

30/06/2004


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 274 from 09.11.2002, p.36

Judgment: OJ C 239 from 25.09.2004, p.20

Name of the parties

Norma Lebensmittelfilialbetrieb v OHIM (Mehr für Ihr Geld)

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Idot, Laurence: Suite du contentieux sur la marque communautaire - Le Tribunal confirme sa jurisprudence sur l'appréciation du risque de confusion et les conditions d'admission d'une opposition à enregistrement, Europe 2004 Août-Septembre Comm. nº 305 p.28-29



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Intellectual, industrial and commercial property
  • - Trade marks

Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

quatrième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Tiili

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

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