IP case law Court of Justice

All decisions in appeal (212)


Judgement of 11 Oct 2017, C-501/15 (OHIM v Cactus)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use
Trade marks > Prosecution matters > Designation of classes

Judgement of 5 Oct 2017, C-437/16 (Wolf Oil v EUIPO)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 21 Sep 2017, C-361/15 (Easy Sanitary Solutions v Group Nivelles)
Designs > Art. 7 CDR : Disclosure
Designs > Art. 6 CDR : Individual character

Judgement of 20 Sep 2017, C-673/15 (The Tea Board v OHIM)
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Order of 20 Sep 2017, C-158/17 (Anton Riemerschmid Weinbrennerei und Likörfabrik)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 14 Sep 2017, C-56/16 (OHIM v Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e do Porto)
Trade marks > Further relative grounds for refusal or invalidity > Conflict with unregistered trademark

Order of 7 Sep 2017, C-218/17 (Natural Instinct v M. I Industries)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Obligation to state reasons

Judgement of 26 Jul 2017, C-84/16 (Continental Reifen Deutschland v Compagnie générale des établissements Michelin)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 26 Jul 2017, C-182/16 (Meica v EUIPO)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 26 Jul 2017, C-471/16 (Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen v EUIPO)
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Order of 20 Jun 2017, C-662/16 (Laboratoire de la mer v EUIPO)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 8 Jun 2017, C-625/15 (Schniga v CPVO)
Plant varieties

Judgement of 17 May 2017, C-437/15 (OHIM v Deluxe Laboratories)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Order of 11 May 2017, C-22/17 (Neonart svetlobni in reklamni napisi Krevh v EUIPO)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 19 of the Statute of the Court of Justice

Judgement of 11 May 2017, C-421/15 (Yoshida Metal Industry v OHIM)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Exclusion of specific shapes

Judgement of 4 May 2017, C-417/16 (August Storck v EUIPO)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 4 May 2017, C-71/16 (Comercializadora Eloro v OMHI)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Judgement of 5 Apr 2017, C-598/14 (Szajner)
Trade marks > Further relative grounds for refusal or invalidity > Conflict with unregistered trademark

Judgement of 3 Mar 2017, C-655/15 (Panrico v EUIPO)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 16 Feb 2017, C-577/14 (Brandconcern)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use
Trade marks > Prosecution matters > Designation of classes

Judgement of 15 Dec 2016, C-37/17 (Keil v EUIPO)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Customary in the current language

Judgement of 1 Dec 2016, C-642/15 (Klement v OHIM)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Judgement of 10 Nov 2016, C-30/15 (Simba Toys)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Exclusion of specific shapes

Judgement of 8 Nov 2016, C-43/15 (BSH - KOMPRESSOR)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 27 Oct 2016, C-272/16 (Tayto Group v EUIPO)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Court of Justice > New plea in law

Judgement of 27 Oct 2016, C-537/14 (Debonair Trading Internacional)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Obligation to state reasons

Order of 26 Oct 2016, C-575/15 (Inditex v OHIM)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Judgement of 26 Oct 2016, C-482/15 (Westermann Lernspielverlag v EUIPO)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 65 CTM Regulation
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 19 Oct 2016, C-313/16 (Médis v EUIPO)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 73 of the rules of procedure

Judgement of 22 Sep 2016, C-442/15 (Pensa Pharma v EUIPO)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Court of Justice > New plea in law

Order of 8 Sep 2016, C-309/15 (Real Express / OHMI - MIP Metro)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 75 CTM Regulation

Order of 6 Sep 2016, C-237/14 (Lidl Stiftung)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Order of 6 Sep 2016, C-224/14 (Lidl Stiftung)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Judgement of 21 Jul 2016, C-226/15 (Apple and Pear Australia v OHIM)
Trade marks > Enforcement

Order of 12 Jul 2016, C-399/15 (Vichy Catalán v EUIPO)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 43 of the Rules of Procedure

Judgement of 22 Jun 2016, C-207/15 (Nissan Jidosha - OHMI)
Trade marks > Prosecution matters > Renewal

Order of 21 Jun 2016, C-619/15 (Mocek v EUIPO)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 16 Jun 2016, C-611/15 (L Oréal v OHIM)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Order of 8 Jun 2016, C-41/16 (Liu v OHIM)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Court of Justice > Article 181 of the Rules of Procedure

Order of 11 May 2016, C-636/15 (August Storck v OHIM)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 4 May 2016, C-603/15 (Monster Energy v OHIM)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 65 CTM Regulation

Order of 14 Apr 2016, C-480/15 (KS Sports v OHIM)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Obligation to state reasons
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Court of Justice > New plea in law

Order of 14 Apr 2016, C-479/15 (Nanu-Nana Joachim Hoepp v EUIPO)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Obligation to state reasons

Order of 14 Apr 2016, C-452/15 (Best-Lock (Europe) v EUIPO)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Exclusion of specific shapes

Judgement of 17 Mar 2016, C-252/15 (Naazneen Investments v OHIM)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Order of 15 Mar 2016, C-476/15 (Grupo Bimbo v OHIM)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 3 Mar 2016, C-440/15 (AgriCapital v OHIM)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 65 CTM Regulation

Order of 25 Feb 2016, C-346/15 (Steinbeck v OHIM)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Court of Justice > Article 169 of the Rules of Procedure

Order of 17 Feb 2016, C-396/15 (Shoe Branding Europe v adidas)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 21 Jan 2016, C-170/15 (Enercon v OHIM)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Color

Judgement of 21 Jan 2016, C-50/15 (Hesse v OHIM )
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Order of 14 Jan 2016, C-500/15 (TVR Italia v TVR Automotive and OHIM)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 37 of the Rules of Procedure

Order of 14 Jan 2016, C-278/15 (Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club v OHIM)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Right to be heard
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Obligation to state reasons

Judgement of 10 Dec 2015, C-603/14 (El Corte Inglés v. OHMI)
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Order of 24 Nov 2015, C-206/15 (Sun Mark and Bulldog Energy Drink v Red Bull)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 135 of the Rules of Procedure

Order of 19 Nov 2015, C-190/15 (Fetim v OHIM)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 15 Oct 2015, C-270/14 (Debonair Trading Internacional)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 6 Oct 2015, C-181/15 (Marpefa v OHIM)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 43 of the Rules of Procedure

Order of 17 Sep 2015, C-548/14 (Arnoldo Mondadori Editore)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Order of 2 Sep 2015, C-531/14 (Giorgis)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 16 Jul 2015, C-400/14 (Basic)
Trade marks > Prosecution matters > Designation of classes

Judgement of 9 Jul 2015, C-249/14 (Pêra-Grave)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 4 Jun 2015, C-579/14 (Junited Autoglas Deutschland)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 3 Jun 2015, C-142/14 (Sunrider Corporation)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 75 CTM Regulation
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation

Judgement of 21 May 2015, C-546/12 (Schräder - LEMON SYMPHONY)
Plant varieties

Judgement of 7 May 2015, C-445/13 (Voss of Norway)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 30 Apr 2015, C-622/13 (Castel Frères)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Wines

Judgement of 19 Mar 2015, C-182/14 (Mega Brands - MAGNEXT)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Obligation to state reasons

Order of 26 Feb 2015, C-414/14 (Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian - GULBENKIAN)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 135 of the Rules of Procedure
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 12 Feb 2015, C-370/14 (Argo Group International Holdings)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 12 Feb 2015, C-35/14 (Gamesa Eólica)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 135 of the Rules of Procedure

Order of 14 Jan 2015, C-57/14 (Recaro)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Order of 13 Jan 2015, C-320/14 (Asos)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 20 Nov 2014, C-581/13 (Intra-Presse - GOLDEN BALLS)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Order of 11 Sep 2014, C-521/13 (Think Schuhwerk)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 122 of the Rules of Procedure

Order of 17 Jul 2014, C-490/13 (ALPHAREN)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Court of Justice > Article 181 of the Rules of Procedure

Order of 17 Jul 2014, C-101/14 (Brown Brothers Harriman)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 19 of the Statute of the Court of Justice

Order of 17 Jul 2014, C-468/13 (MOL)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 65 CTM Regulation
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 135 of the Rules of Procedure

Order of 15 Jul 2014, C-675/13 (Zoo Sport)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 19 Jun 2014, C-670/13 (The Cartoon Network)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 12 Jun 2014, C-448/13 (Delphi Technologies)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 12 Jun 2014, C-285/13 (Bimbo)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Court of Justice > New plea in law
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Judgement of 15 May 2014, C-97/12 (Louis Vuitton Malletier)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation

Judgement of 8 May 2014, C-591/12 (Bimbo - BIMBO DOUGHNUTS )
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 10 Apr 2014, C-374/13 (Metro)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 27 Mar 2014, C-530/12 (National Lottery Commission)
Trade marks > Further relative grounds for refusal or invalidity > Conflict with other rights
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Right to be heard

Judgement of 6 Mar 2014, C-337/12 (Yoshida Metal Industry)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Exclusion of specific shapes

Judgement of 13 Feb 2014, C-31/13 (Hungary - Tokaj)
Geographical indications and designations of origin > Regulation No 2081/92

Order of 30 Jan 2014, C-422/12 (cloralex)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 176 of the Rules of Procedure

Judgement of 23 Jan 2014, C-558/12 (WeserGold)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation

Order of 12 Dec 2013, C-70/13 (Getty Images)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Equal treatment

Judgement of 12 Dec 2013, C-445/12 (Rivella International)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Judgement of 14 Nov 2013, C-383/12 (Wolf)
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Judgement of 17 Oct 2013, C-597/12 (Isdin)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Obligation to state reasons

Judgement of 3 Oct 2013, C-122/12 (Rintisch)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(2) CTM Regulation

Judgement of 26 Sep 2013, C-610/11 (Centrotherm Systemtechnik v OHIM)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Judgement of 26 Sep 2013, C-609/11 (Centrotherm)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 65 CTM Regulation

Judgement of 18 Jul 2013, C-621/11 (New Yorker SHK Jeans)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(2) CTM Regulation

Order of 30 May 2013, C-14/12 (Sheilesh Shah - AYUURI NATURAL)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 14 May 2013, C-294/12 (Beatle)
Trade marks > Enhanced protection
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 8 May 2013, C-268/12 (Cadila Healthcare)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 113 of the Rules of Procedure

Judgement of 21 Feb 2013, C-655/11 (Seven for all mankind)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 7 Feb 2013, C-266/12 (Feng Shen Technology)
Trade marks > Further relative grounds for refusal or invalidity > Bad faith application
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 135 of the Rules of Procedure

Judgement of 19 Dec 2012, C-534/10 (Brookfield New Zealand - Malus Mill)
Plant varieties

Order of 29 Nov 2012, C-42/12 (ALPINE PRO SPORTSWEAR & EQUIPMENT)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Court of Justice > Article 168 of the Rules of Procedure

Judgement of 18 Oct 2012, C-402/11 (Jager & Polacek - REDTUBE)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 80 CTM Regulation

Judgement of 18 Oct 2012, C-101/11 (Herbert Neuman)
Designs > Art. 6 CDR : Individual character
Designs > Art. 10 CDR : Scope of protection (informed user)

Order of 21 Sep 2012, C-69/12 (Noscira)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 43 of the Rules of Procedure

Judgement of 6 Sep 2012, C-327/11 (United States Polo Association)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 19 Jul 2012, C-587/11 (Omnicare)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 64(3) CTM Regulation

Judgement of 12 Jul 2012, C-311/11 (Smart Technologies)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 24 May 2012, C-98/11 (Chocoladefabriken Lindt)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Acquired distinctiveness

Judgement of 24 May 2012, C-196/11 (Formula One Licensing)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 10 May 2012, C-100/11 (Helena Rubinstein)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Obligation to state reasons
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Order of 29 Mar 2012, C-334/11 (Lancôme - FOCUS)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Order of 8 Mar 2012, C-81/11 (Longevity - RESVEROL)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 135 of the Rules of Procedure
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 19 Jan 2012, C-53/11 (Nike)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 60 CTM Regulation

Order of 29 Nov 2011, C-76/11 (Tresplain Investments)
Trade marks > Further relative grounds for refusal or invalidity > Conflict with unregistered trademark
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 135 of the Rules of Procedure

Judgement of 20 Oct 2011, C-344/10 (Freixenet)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 20 Oct 2011, C-281/10 (PepsiCo)
Designs > Art. 10 CDR : Scope of protection (informed user)

Judgement of 22 Sep 2011, C-426/10 (Bell & Ross)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 43 of the Rules of Procedure

Judgement of 5 Jul 2011, C-263/09 (Edwin Co. - ELIO FIORUCCI)
Trade marks > Further relative grounds for refusal or invalidity > Conflict with other rights

Order of 29 Jun 2011, C-532/10 (adp Gauselmann - Mercury)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 16 Jun 2011, C-317/10 (Union Investment Privatfonds)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 29 Mar 2011, C-96/09 (Anheuser-Busch - BUD)
Trade marks > Further relative grounds for refusal or invalidity > Conflict with unregistered trademark

Judgement of 24 Mar 2011, C-552/09 (Ferrero - TiMi KiNDERJOGHURT)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Order of 14 Mar 2011, C-370/10 (Ravensburger - educa)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Enhanced protection
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 75 CTM Regulation

Order of 14 Mar 2011, C-369/10 (Ravensburger - Memory)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Judgement of 10 Mar 2011, C-51/10 (1000)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Equal treatment
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Order of 15 Feb 2011, C-353/09 (Perfetti Van Melle - CENTER SHOCK)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 23 Nov 2010, C-204/10 (Enercon )
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 27 Oct 2010, C-342/09 (Victor Guedes - GALLO)
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Judgement of 30 Sep 2010, C-479/09 (Evets Corp)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 81 CTM Regulation

Order of 16 Sep 2010, C-559/08 (Deepak Rajani - ATOZ)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Judgement of 14 Sep 2010, C-48/09 (Lego Juris - Lego brick)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Exclusion of specific shapes

Order of 9 Sep 2010, C-290/10 (Franssons Verkstäder)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 65 CTM Regulation

Judgement of 9 Sep 2010, C-265/09 (BORCO-Marken-Import - alpha)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation

Judgement of 2 Sep 2010, C-254/09 (Calvin Klein - CK CREACIONES KENNYA)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Judgement of 29 Jul 2010, C-214/09 (Anheuser-Busch - BUDWEISER)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 41(3) CTM Regulation

Order of 9 Jul 2010, C-461/09 (The Wellcome Foundation - FAMOXIN)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 24 Jun 2010, C-51/09 (Barbara Becker)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 15 Apr 2010, C-38/09 (Ralf Schräder - SUMCOL 01)
Plant varieties

Order of 18 Mar 2010, C-282/09 (CFCMCEE)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 75 CTM Regulation

Order of 4 Mar 2010, C-193/09 (Kaul - ARCOL)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 25 Feb 2010, C-408/08 (Lancôme - Color Edition)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Order of 22 Jan 2010, C-23/09 (ecoblue)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 21 Jan 2010, C-398/08 (Audi - Vorsprung durch Technik)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 15 Jan 2010, C-579/08 (Messer - Ferromix, Inomix and Alumix)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 2 Dec 2009, C-553/08 (Powerserv Personalservice - MANPOWER)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Acquired distinctiveness

Order of 24 Sep 2009, C-520/08 (HUP Uslugi - I.T.@MANPOWER)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Order of 24 Sep 2009, C-481/08 (Alcon - PROVISC and DUOVISC)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 3 Sep 2009, C-498/07 (Aceites del Sur-Coosur - La Española)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 16 Jul 2009, C-202/08 (American Clothing Associates - maple leaf)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Emblems

Order of 10 Jul 2009, C-416/08 (Apple Computer - Quartz)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 11 Jun 2009, C-542/07 (Imagination Technologies - PURE DIGITAL)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Acquired distinctiveness

Order of 3 Jun 2009, C-394/08 (Zipcar)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 7 May 2009, C-398/07 (Waterford Wedgwood)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 26 Mar 2009, C-21/08 (Sunplus Technology - SUNPLUS)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 12 Mar 2009, C-320/07 (Antartica - Nasdaq)
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Order of 30 Jan 2009, C-131/08 (Dorel Juvenile - SAFETY 1ST)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Deceptive

Judgement of 18 Dec 2008, C-16/06 (Éditions Albert René - Mobilix)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation

Order of 12 Dec 2008, C-197/07 (Aktieselskabet - TDK)
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Judgement of 11 Dec 2008, C-57/08 (Gateway)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

Order of 17 Oct 2008, C-513/07 (AGC Flat Glass - surface of goods)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Acquired distinctiveness

Judgement of 2 Oct 2008, C-144/07 (K-Swiss)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Notifications
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 65 CTM Regulation

Judgement of 18 Sep 2008, C-514/06 (Armacell - Armafoam)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 17 Jul 2008, C-488/06 (L & D - Aire Limpio)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 75 CTM Regulation
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 8 May 2008, C-304/06 (Eurohypo )
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Judgement of 25 Oct 2007, C-238/06 (Develey - Shape of a plastic bottle)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 4 Oct 2007, C-144/06 (Henkel - red and white tablet )
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 13 Sep 2007, C-234/06 (Il Ponte Finanziaria - BAINBRIDGE)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Order of 11 Sep 2007, C-225/06 (AVEE - Ferro)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 12 Jun 2007, C-334/05 (Shaker - Limoncello)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 7 Jun 2007, C-216/10 (AirPlus - A+)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Enhanced protection
Trade marks > Prosecution matters > Reference to general principles
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 75 CTM Regulation
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 81 CTM Regulation

Judgement of 26 Apr 2007, C-412/05 (Alcon - TRAVATAN)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 24 Apr 2007, C-131/06 (Castellblanch)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use

Judgement of 19 Apr 2007, C-273/05 (Celltech)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Judgement of 15 Mar 2007, C-171/06 (T.I.M.E. - QUANTUM)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 13 Mar 2007, C-29/05 (Kaul - ARCOL)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(2) CTM Regulation

Order of 9 Mar 2007, C-196/06 (Alecansan - compusa)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 18 Jul 2006, C-214/05 (Sergio Rossi - SISSI ROSSI)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 75 CTM Regulation
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation

Order of 29 Jun 2006, C-314/05 (Creative Technology - PC WORKS)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 22 Jun 2006, C-24/05 (Storck - shape of a light-brown sweet)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Acquired distinctiveness

Judgement of 11 May 2006, C-416/04 (Sunrider - Vitafruit)
Trade marks > Proof of genuine use
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 27 Apr 2006, C-235/05 (L’Oréal - FLEXI AIR)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 23 Mar 2006, C-206/04 (Mülhens - ZIRH)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 12 Jan 2006, C-361/04 (Picasso)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 12 Jan 2006, C-173/04 (Deutsche SiSi-Werke - stand-up pouches)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 25 Oct 2005, C-465/02 (Feta)
Geographical indications and designations of origin > Regulation No 2081/92

Judgement of 15 Sep 2005, C-37/03 (BioID)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 30 Jun 2005, C-286/04 (Eurocermex - shape of a bottle)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 18 Jan 2005, C-325/03 (BBVA - Blue)
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 65 CTM Regulation
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the General Court > Article 45 of the Statute of the Court of Justice

Judgement of 21 Oct 2004, C-64/02 (Erpo Möbelwerk - DAS PRINZIP DER BEQUEMLICHKEIT)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 21 Oct 2004, C-447/02 (KWS Saat)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Color
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 76(1) CTM Regulation
Procedure before the Office and the Court > Procedure before the Office > Art. 75 CTM Regulation

Judgement of 12 Oct 2004, C-106/03 (Vedial - Hubert)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Judgement of 7 Oct 2004, C-136/02 (Mag Instrument - Three-dimensional torch shapes)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 5 Oct 2004, C-192/03 (Alcon - BSS)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Customary in the current language

Judgement of 16 Sep 2004, C-329/02 (SAT.1 - SAT.2)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 28 Jun 2004, C-445/02 (Glaverbel - design applied to the surface of the goods)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 29 Apr 2004, C-456/01 (Henkel)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 29 Apr 2004, C-473/01 (Procter & Gamble - Three-dimensional tablets)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Judgement of 29 Apr 2004, C-468/01 (Procter & Gamble - tablets for washing machines)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 28 Apr 2004, C-3/03 (Matratzen Concord - Matratzen)
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

Order of 5 Feb 2004, C-150/02 (Streamserve)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Judgement of 5 Feb 2004, C-326/01 (Telefon & Buch - Universaltelefonbuch and Universalkommunikationsverzeichnis)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Judgement of 23 Oct 2003, C-191/01 (Wrigley - doublemint)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Judgement of 9 Sep 2003, C-361/01 (Christina Kik)
Trade marks > Prosecution matters > Languages

Judgement of 19 Sep 2002, C-104/00 (DKV - Companyline)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

Judgement of 20 Sep 2001, C-383/99 (Procter & Gamble - BABY-DRY)
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Devoid of any distinctive character

Order of 26 Oct 2000, C-447/98 (Altenburger Ziegenkäse)
Geographical indications and designations of origin > Regulation No 2081/92

Judgement of 16 Mar 1999, C-289/96 (Feta)
Geographical indications and designations of origin > Regulation No 2081/92

Order of 1 Jan 1970, C-639/16 (Foodcare - EUIPO)
Trade marks > Further relative grounds for refusal or invalidity > Bad faith application