In Intercontinental Exchange Holdings Inc v EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (Case T-430/16, March 22 2017), the General Court has upheld a decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of the EUIPO in which the latter had found that the word sign BRENT INDEX was descriptive and devoid of distinctive character with respect to goods and services in Classes 9, 36 and 42 of the Nice Classification.

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