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Case T-451/16: Judgment of the General Court of 15 September 2017 — sheepworld v EUIPO (Bester Papa) (EU trade mark — Application for EU word mark Bester Papa — Absolute ground for refusal — Lack of distinctive character — Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009)

OJ C 369, 30.10.2017, p. 16–16 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

30.10.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 369/16


Judgment of the General Court of 15 September 2017 — sheepworld v EUIPO (Bester Papa)

(Case T-451/16) (1)

((EU trade mark - Application for EU word mark Bester Papa - Absolute ground for refusal - Lack of distinctive character - Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009))

(2017/C 369/23)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: sheepworld AG (Ursensollen, Germany) (represented by: S. von Rüden, lawyer)

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

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 26 May 2016 (Case R 94/2016-4) concerning an application for registration of the word sign Bester Papa as an EU trade mark.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Dismisses the action;

2.

Orders sheepworld AG to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 364, 3.10.2016.


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