Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 19 June 2012.
Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys v Registrar of Trade Marks.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: The Person Appointed by the Lord Chancellor under Section 76 of the Trade Marks Act 1994, on Appeal from the Registrar of Trade Marks - United Kingdom.
Trade marks - Approximation of laws of the Member States - Directive 2008/95/EC - Identification of the goods or services for which the protection of a trade mark is sought - Requirements of clarity and precision - Use of class headings of the Nice Classification for the purposes of the registration of trade marks - Whether permissible - Extent of protection of the trade mark.
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