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Judgment of the General Court of 1 December 2021 – Muratbey Gida v EUIPO – M. J. Dairies (triple helicoid cheese)

(Case T-662/20) 1

(Community design – Invalidity proceedings – Registered Community design representing triple helicoid cheese – Earlier international design – Ground for invalidity – Individual character – Disclosure of the earlier design – Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 6/2002 – Different overall impression – Article 6 of Regulation No 6/2002)

Language of the case: English


Applicant: Muratbey Gida Sanayí ve Tícaret AŞ (Istanbul, Turkey) (represented by: M. Schork, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: M. Capostagno, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: M. J. Dairies EOOD (Sofia, Bulgaria) (represented by: D. Dimitrova and I. Pakidanska, lawyers)


Action brought against the decision of the Third Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 21 August 2020 (Case R 1925/2019-3), relating to invalidity proceedings between M. J. Dairies and Muratbey Gida Sanayí ve Tícaret.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

Dismisses the action;

Orders Muratbey Gida Sanayí ve Tícaret AŞ to pay the costs.


1     OJ C 9, 11.1.2021.