Judgment of the General Court (Eighth Chamber), 21 May 2014

Research and Production Company ‘Melt Water’ UAB v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM)

Community trade mark — Application for a Community figurative mark NUEVA — Article 60 of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Failure to comply with the obligation to pay the appeal fee within the period prescribed — Ambiguity in a language version — Uniform interpretation — Unforeseeable circumstances or force majeure — Excusable error — Obligations of care and diligence

Case T‑61/13


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
20/06/2014 Melt Water v OHIM (NUEVA)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2014:265
21/05/2014 Melt Water v OHIM (NUEVA)
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:T:2014:265
21/05/2014 Melt Water v OHIM (NUEVA)
Application (OJ)
22/03/2013 Melt Water v OHIM (NUEVA)
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Community trade mark – Annulment of Decision R 1794/20124 of the Fourth Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM) of 3 December 2012 dismissing the appeal brought against the decision of the examiner refusing registration of the red and white figurative mark, featuring the word element ‘NUEVA’, for goods in Class 32.

Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.04 Procedure and legal proceedings
        4.11.03.04.03 Appeals
          4.11.03.04.03.021
074 null
  074.11 null
    074.11.03 null
      074.11.03.04 null
        074.11.03.04.03 null
          074.11.03.04.03.01
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.04 Procedure and legal proceedings
        4.11.03.04.04 Procedure
          4.11.03.04.04.034
11 null
  11.03 null
    11.03.04 null
      11.03.04.04 null
        11.03.04.04.03


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 06/02/2013

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

21/05/2014


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 212 from 07.07.2014, p.29

Application: OJ C 108 from 13.04.2013, p.29

Name of the parties

Melt Water v OHIM (NUEVA)

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

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : dismissal on substantive grounds

Formation of the Court

huitième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Kancheva

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • Lithuanian

Language(s) of the Opinion

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