IP case law Court of Justice

Appeal loged on 23 Sep 2021, C-589/21 (Abitron Germany v EUIPO)



EU trade mark – Invalidity proceedings – EU word mark NOVA – Non-registered earlier national trade mark NOVA – Relative ground for refusal – Article 8(4) and Article 53(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (now Article 8(4) and Article 60(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001, respectively) – Reference to the national law governing the earlier mark – Absolute ground for refusal – No bad faith – Article 52(1)(b) of Regulation No 207/2009 (now Article 59(1)(b) of Regulation 2017/1001)

Case details on the CJEU website (external link)

CFI decision T-75/20 on the CJEU website (external link)
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