Order of the General Court (Sixth Chamber) of 11 September 2019

ruwido austria GmbH v European Union Intellectual Property Office

EU trade mark — Application for the EU word mark transparent pairing — Absolute ground for refusal — Lack of distinctive character — Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 — Action manifestly lacking any foundation in law

Case T-649/18



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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Order (OJ)
08/11/2019 ruwido austria v EUIPO (transparent pairing)
Order
ECLI:EU:T:2019:585
11/09/2019 ruwido austria v EUIPO (transparent pairing)
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Order (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2019:585
11/09/2019 ruwido austria v EUIPO (transparent pairing)
Application (OJ)
07/12/2018 ruwido austria v EUIPO (transparent pairing)
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Systematic classification scheme

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4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.01.02 Marks devoid of any distinctive character
          4.11.03.01.02.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.01.02 Marks devoid of any distinctive character
          4.11.03.01.02.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.01.02 Marks devoid of any distinctive character
          4.11.03.01.02.01 Advertising slogans
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.01.02 Marks devoid of any distinctive character
          4.11.03.01.02.01 Advertising slogans
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.01.13 Signs examined
          4.11.03.01.13.02 Marks devoid of any distinctive character
            4.11.03.01.13.02.01 Word marks
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.03 European Union trade mark
      4.11.03.01 Absolute grounds for refusal
        4.11.03.01.02 Marks devoid of any distinctive character
          4.11.03.01.02.01 Advertising slogans
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
          4.11.03.04.04.07 Statement of reasons
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
          4.11.03.04.04.05 Examination of the facts by the Office of its own motion


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Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 29/10/2018

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

11/09/2019


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Order: OJ C 399 from 25.11.2019, p.61

Application: OJ C 4 from 07.01.2019, p.38

Name of the parties

ruwido austria v EUIPO (transparent pairing)

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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

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Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment

Formation of the Court

sixième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Spielmann

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

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