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Document 62016TB0128

Case T-128/16: Order of the General Court of 28 November 2016 — SureID v EUIPO (SUREID) (EU trade mark — Application for the EU word mark SUREID — Absolute ground for refusal — Lack of descriptive character — Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation No 207/2009 — Descriptive character — Action manifestly lacking any foundation in law)

OJ C 22, 23.1.2017, p. 35–35 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

23.1.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 22/35


Order of the General Court of 28 November 2016 — SureID v EUIPO (SUREID)

(Case T-128/16) (1)

((EU trade mark - Application for the EU word mark SUREID - Absolute ground for refusal - Lack of descriptive character - Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation No 207/2009 - Descriptive character - Action manifestly lacking any foundation in law))

(2017/C 022/47)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: SureID, Inc. (Hillsboro, Oregon, United States) (represented by: B. Brandreth, Barrister)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: A. Folliard-Monguiral and S. Crabbe, acting as Agents)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 18 January 2016 (Case R 1478/2015-4), relating to the application for registration of the word sign SUREID as an EU trade mark.

Operative part of the order

1.

The action is dismissed.

2.

SureID, Inc. shall pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 175, 17.5.2016.


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