Judgment of the General Court (Eighth Chamber) of 6 October 2011.
Bang & Olufsen A/S v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM).
Community trade mark - Application for a three-dimensional Community trade mark - Representation of a loudspeaker - Compliance by OHIM with a judgment annulling a decision of one of its Boards of Appeal - Article 63(6) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 (now Article 65(6) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009) - Absolute ground for refusal - Sign which consists exclusively of the shape which gives substantial value to the goods - Article 7(1)(e)(iii) of Regulation No 40/94 (now Article 7(1)(e)(iii) of Regulation No 207/2009).
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