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Case C-783/18 P: Judgment of the Court (Tenth Chamber) of 12 December 2019 — European Union Intellectual Property Office v Wajos GmbH (Appeal — EU trade mark — Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 — Article 7(1)(b) — Absolute ground for refusal — Marks devoid of distinctive character — Three-dimensional marks consisting of the shape of the product — Criteria for the assessment of distinctive character — Obligation to state reasons — Form of a container — Amphora)

OJ C 54, 17.2.2020, p. 9–9 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

17.2.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 54/9


Judgment of the Court (Tenth Chamber) of 12 December 2019 — European Union Intellectual Property Office v Wajos GmbH

(Case C-783/18 P) (1)

(Appeal - EU trade mark - Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 - Article 7(1)(b) - Absolute ground for refusal - Marks devoid of distinctive character - Three-dimensional marks consisting of the shape of the product - Criteria for the assessment of distinctive character - Obligation to state reasons - Form of a container - Amphora)

(2020/C 54/11)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Appellant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: D. Hanf, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings: Wajos GmbH (represented by: J. Schneiders, R. Krillke and B. Schneiders, Rechtsanwälte)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the appeal;

2.

Orders the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by Wajos GmbH.


(1)  OJ C 112, 25.3.2019.


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