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(English) General Court: F1 word marks do not have a reputation in the Community

In Formula One Licensing BV v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) (Case T-55/13, May
21 2015), the Eighth Chamber of the General Court has upheld a decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of
OHIM in which the latter had rejected the opposition filed by Formula One Licensing BV against the
European part of the international trademark F1H2O.
On April 16 2008 Formula One filed an opposition against Idea Marketing SA’s international registration for
F1H2O (No 925 383) […]

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(English) OHIM Board of Appeal recognises new justifiable reason for non-use

(English) In Chronopost v DHL Express (France) (Case R 2425/2013-4, January 28 2015), the Fourth Board of Appeal
of OHIM has annulled a decision of the Cancellation Division upholding an action filed by DHL for the
cancellation of the Community trademark (CTM) WEBSHIPPING, owned by Chronopost.
On July 6 2012 DHL filed an action for the cancellation of the CTM WEBSHIPPING (CTM No 1 909 183),
which was registered on May 7 2003 in the name of Chronopost, on the grounds of non-use.

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