IP case law Court of Justice

Appeal loged on 7 Jun 2019, C-461/19 (All Star v EUIPO)



EU trade mark - Invalidity proceedings - Three-dimensional EU trade mark - Shape of a shoe sole - Well known facts - Obligation to state reasons - Rights of defence - Article 75 of Regulation (EC No 207/2009 (now Article 94 of Regulation (EU 2017/1001 - Absolute ground for refusal - Lack of distinctive character - Article 7(b of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 7(b of Regulation 2017/1001 - Distinctive character acquired through use - Article 7(3 and Article 52(2 of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 7(3 and Article 59(2 of Regulation 2017/1001 - Rejection of the request to hold a hearing before the Board of Appeal - Article 77 of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 96 of Regulation 2017/1001

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CFI decision T-611/17 on the CJEU website (external link)
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