Official Journal of the European Union

C 419/42

Judgment of the General Court of 5 October 2016 — Foodcare v EUIPO — Michalczewski (T.G.R. ENERGY DRINK)

(Case T-456/15) (1)

((EU trade mark - Invalidity proceedings - EU word mark T.G.R. ENERGY DRINK - Bad faith - Article 52(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009))

(2016/C 419/55)

Language of the case: English


Applicant: Foodcare sp. z o.o. (Zabierzów, Poland) (represented by: A. Matusik, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: S. Palmero Cabezas, Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Dariusz Michalczewski (Gdańsk, Poland) (represented by: B. Matusiewicz-Kulig, M. Czerwińska and M. Marek, lawyers)


Action brought against the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 12 May 2015 (Case R 265/2014-2), relating to invalidity proceedings between Mr Michalczewski and Foodcare.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Dismisses the action;


Orders Foodcare sp. z o.o. to bear its own costs and to pay those incurred by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and by Mr Dariusz Michalczewski.

(1)  OJ C 328, 5.10.2015.