European Union – Applicant company seeking registration of word mark 'THE SPIRIT OF CUBA' as Community trade mark. The General Court of the European Union dismissed the action brought by 1872 Holdings vof. (1872 Holdings) against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) concerning invalidity proceedings between Havana Club International and 1872 Holdings regarding the application by 1872 Holdings for registration of the Community word mark 'THE SPIRIT OF CUBA' as a community trade mark.