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Document 62017TA0644

Case T-644/17: Judgment of the General Court of 16 October 2018 — DNV GL v EUIPO (Sustainablel) (European Union trade mark — Application for European Union word mark Sustainablel — Absolute ground for refusal — Descriptive character — Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/2001))

OJ C 436, 3.12.2018, p. 48–48 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

3.12.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 436/48


Judgment of the General Court of 16 October 2018 — DNV GL v EUIPO (Sustainablel)

(Case T-644/17) (1)

((European Union trade mark - Application for European Union word mark Sustainablel - Absolute ground for refusal - Descriptive character - Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/2001)))

(2018/C 436/67)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: DNV GL AS (Høvik, Norway) (represented by: J. Albers and N. Köster, lawyers)

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

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 12 July 2017 (Case R 2/2017-2), relating to an application for registration of the word mark Sustainablel as a European Union trade mark.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders DNV GL AS to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 374, 6.11.2017.


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