Judgment of the General Court (Eighth Chamber) of 13 May 2015

Group Nivelles v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)

Community design — Invalidity proceedings — Registered design representing a shower drainage channel — Earlier design — Grounds for invalidity — Novelty — Individual character — Visible features of the earlier design — Products at issue — Articles 4 to 7, 19 and 25(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 6/2002

Case T-15/13



Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
12/06/2015 Group Nivelles v OHMI - Easy Sanitairy Solutions (Caniveau d’évacuation de douche)
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2015:281
13/05/2015 Group Nivelles v OHMI - Easy Sanitairy Solutions (Caniveau d’évacuation de douche)
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:T:2015:281
13/05/2015 Group Nivelles v OHMI - Easy Sanitairy Solutions (Caniveau d’évacuation de douche)
Application (OJ)
22/03/2013 Group Nivelles v OHMI - Easy Sanitairy Solutions (Caniveau d’évacuation de douche)
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Reports of Cases

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

Subject-matter

Community design – Action for annulment against the decision of the Third Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) of 4 October 2012 in Case R 2004/2010-3 annulling the decision of the Cancellation Division granting the application for a declaration of invalidity brought by the applicant in respect of the design representing a shower drainage pipe.

Systematic classification scheme

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4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.04 Community designs
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.04 Community designs
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.04 Community designs
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.04 Community designs
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.04 Community designs


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

  • 07/01/2013

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

13/05/2015


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 213 from 29.06.2015, p.30

Application: OJ C 108 from 13.04.2013, p.28

Name of the parties

Group Nivelles v OHMI - Easy Sanitairy Solutions (Caniveau d’évacuation de douche)

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
  • - Designs

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
  • Actions for annulment : application granted

Formation of the Court

huitième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Gratsias

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • Dutch

Language(s) of the Opinion

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