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Document 62024TN0038

Case T-38/24: Action brought on 22 January 2024 — OMV v EUIPO (Combination of the colours blue and green)

OJ C, C/2024/1711, 4.3.2024, ELI: (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)


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Action brought on 22 January 2024 — OMV v EUIPO (Combination of the colours blue and green)

(Case T-38/24)


Language of the case: English


Applicant: OMV AG (Vienna, Austria) (represented by: C. Schumacher and B. Kapeller-Hirsch, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Trade mark at issue: International registration designating the European Union in respect of the colour mark (Combination of the colours blue and green) — Application for registration No 1 593 116

Contested decision: Decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 8 November 2023 in Case R 798/2023-5

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO to pay the costs.

Pleas in law

Infringement of Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council;

Lack of adequate reasoning;

Infringement of the general principles of legal certainty, equal treatment and sound administration.


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