Judgment of the General Court (Sixth Chamber) of 24 January 2018

Constantin Film Produktion GmbH v European Union Intellectual Property Office

EU trade mark — Application for the EU word mark Fack Ju Göhte — Absolute ground for refusal — Trade mark contrary to public policy or to accepted principles of morality — Article 7(1)(f) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 7(1)(f) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001

Case T-69/17



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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
23/02/2018 Constantin Film Produktion v EUIPO (Fack Ju Göhte)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2018:27
24/01/2018 Constantin Film Produktion v EUIPO (Fack Ju Göhte)
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2018:27
24/01/2018 Constantin Film Produktion v EUIPO (Fack Ju Göhte)
Application (OJ)
17/03/2017 Constantin Film Produktion v EUIPO (Fack Ju Göhte)
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.01.06 Marks contrary to public policy or to accepted principles of morality
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.01.13 Signs examined
          4.11.03.01.13.06 Marks contrary to public policy or to accepted principles of morality
            4.11.03.01.13.06.01 Word marks
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.01.06 Marks contrary to public policy or to accepted principles of morality
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.00 General


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Regulation 207/2009 : paragraph 1
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A07P1 : paragraph 40
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A07P1LB : paragraphs 9, 45, 46
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A07P1LF : paragraphs 4, 6, 9 - 12, 15, 20, 23, 24, 34, 46
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A07P2 : paragraphs 4, 10, 43
  • Regulation 207/2009 -A07P3 : paragraph 6
  • General Court - Judgment T -140/02 -N27 : paragraph 28
  • General Court - Judgment T -526/09 -N12 : paragraph 34
  • General Court - Judgment T -526/09 -N18 : paragraph 15
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/10 -N73 : paragraph 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/10 -N74 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/10 -N75 : paragraph 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -51/10 -N77 : paragraph 39
  • General Court - Judgment T -232/10 -N22 : paragraph 11
  • General Court - Judgment T -232/10 -N29 : paragraph 12
  • General Court - Judgment T -232/10 -N50 : paragraph 13
  • General Court - Judgment T -417/10 -N12 : paragraph 13
  • General Court - Judgment T -548/12 -N37 : paragraph 16

Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 03/02/2017

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

24/01/2018


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 94 from 12.03.2018, p.24

Application: OJ C 104 from 03.04.2017, p.58

Name of the parties

Constantin Film Produktion v EUIPO (Fack Ju Göhte)

Notes on Academic Writings

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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

sixième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Papasavvas

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

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