Trade mark appeal on "Bioknowledge" for database on biological information failed on ground of descriptiveness: judgment (T-387/03)

January 21, 2005

Luxembourg, 20 January 2005

T-387/03, Proteome Inc. v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM)

Judgment of the Court of First Instance (Third Chamber) on 19 January 2005 (link to English version when available).
Full text of this Judgment

Community trade mark - Word mark BIOKNOWLEDGE - Absolute grounds for refusal - Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EC) No 40/94 - Descriptive sign

The Court:

1. Dismisses the action;

2. Orders the applicant to pay the costs.

European Court of First Instance, judgment 19 January 2005

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