Judgment of the General Court (Fourth Chamber) of 17 January 2012.

Hamberger Industriewerke GmbH v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM).

Community trade mark - Application for the Community word mark Atrium - Absolute ground for refusal - Descriptive character - Lack of distinctive character - Article 7(1)(b) and (c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009.

Case T-513/10.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
10/02/2012 Hamberger Industriewerke v OHIM (Atrium)
Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2012:8
17/01/2012 Hamberger Industriewerke v OHIM (Atrium)
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Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2012:8
17/01/2012 Hamberger Industriewerke v OHIM (Atrium)
Application (OJ)
15/01/2011 Hamberger Industriewerke v OHIM (Atrium)
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general - 'Information on unpublished decisions' section)

Subject-matter

Community trade mark – Annulment of the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) of 26 August 2010 in Case R 291/2010-4, dismissing the action brought against the decision of the examiner refusing the registration of the word mark ‘Atrium’ for goods in Classes 19 and 27

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
        4.11.03.01.13 Signs examined
          4.11.03.01.13.03 Descriptive marks
            4.11.03.01.13.03.01 Word marks


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

  • 01/11/2010

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

17/01/2012


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 13 from 15.01.2011, p.29

Judgment: OJ C 58 from 25.02.2012, p.8

Name of the parties

Hamberger Industriewerke v OHIM (Atrium)

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

quatrième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Jürimäe

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • German

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