Judgment of the Court of First Instance (First Chamber) of 25 March 2009.
Anheuser-Busch, Inc. v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM).
Community trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for Community word mark BUDWEISER - Earlier international word and figurative marks BUDWEISER and Budweiser Budvar - Relative grounds for refusal - Article 8(1)(a) and (b) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 - Genuine use of the earlier trade mark - Article 43(2) and (3) of Regulation No 40/94 - Infringement of rights of defence - Statement of reasons - Article 73 of Regulation No 40/94 - Late submission of documents - Discretion granted by Article 74(2) of Regulation No 40/94.
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