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Case T-85/23: Judgment of the General Court of 6 December 2023 — DGC Switzerland v EUIPO (cyberscan) (EU trade mark — Application for the EU word mark cyberscan — Absolute grounds for refusal — Descriptive character — Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 — Sufficiently direct and specific relationship with the goods and services covered by the trade mark application — No distinctive character — Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation 2017/1001)

OJ C, C/2024/956, 29.1.2024, ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/C/2024/956/oj (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/C/2024/956/oj

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Series C


C/2024/956

29.1.2024

Judgment of the General Court of 6 December 2023 — DGC Switzerland v EUIPO (cyberscan)

(Case T-85/23) (1)

(EU trade mark - Application for the EU word mark cyberscan - Absolute grounds for refusal - Descriptive character - Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 - Sufficiently direct and specific relationship with the goods and services covered by the trade mark application - No distinctive character - Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation 2017/1001)

(C/2024/956)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: DGC Switzerland AG (Zurich, Switzerland) (represented by: N. Medler, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: M. Eberl, acting as Agent)

Re:

By its action under Article 263 TFEU, the applicant seeks the annulment of the decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) of 19 December 2022 (Case R 1587/2022-5).

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders each party to bear its own costs.


(1)   OJ C 127, 11.4.2023.


ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/C/2024/956/oj

ISSN 1977-091X (electronic edition)


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