Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 306 (Mar)
Court: Court of First Instance of the European Communities (Second Chamber, Extended Composition)
Judge:

Judges Moura Ramos (President), Tiili, Pirrung, Mengozzi and Meij

Judgment Dates: 20 March 2002

Catchwords

European Community - Trade marks - Community trade mark - Absolute grounds for refusal of registration - Descriptive character - Distinctive character - Neologism - CARCARD - Whether word descriptive of services or goods within classes word sought to be registered in - Whether word distinctive - Council Regulation (EC) 40/94, art 7(1)(b), (c).

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