IP case law Court of Justice

Appeal loged on 2 Aug 2021, C-474/21 (Franz Schröder v EUIPO)

EU trade mark – Invalidity proceedings – International registration designating the European Union – Figurative mark MONTANA – Absolute ground for refusal – Descriptiveness – Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001) – Right to be heard – Article 94(1) of Regulation 2017/1001 – Examination of the facts by EUIPO of its own motion – Admission of evidence submitted for the first time before the Board of Appeal – Article 95(1) and (2) of Regulation 2017/1001

Case details on the CJEU website (external link)

CFI decision T-855/19 on the CJEU website (external link)