European Union – Trade marks. The Court of Justice of the European Union allowed the action brought by Apple and Pear Australia Ltd (Apple and Pear) and another company against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) relating to opposition proceedings between Apple and Pear and Carolus C. BVBA (Carolus) concerning the application by Carolus for registration of the word sign 'English pink' as a Community trade mark.