The Green Effort Ltd v European Union Intellectual Property Office

European Union – Trade marks. The General Court had correctly decided the starting point of the time limit laid down in art 65 of Council Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 (subsequently codified by Regulation (EU) 2017/1001), read in conjunction with art 4(4) of Decision No EX-13-2 of the President of the Office of 26 November 2013. Consequently, the Court of Justice of the European Union dismissed the appeal by The Green Effort Ltd (GEL), established in the UK, against the General Court's decision relating to revocation proceedings between GEL and Fédération internationale de l'automobile concerning GEL's acquisition of rights over the word mark 'Formula E'.

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