European Union – Trade marks. The General Court of the European Union dismissed the action brought by Asos plc (Asos), established in the United Kingdom, 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 Roger Maier and Asos, concerning the application by Asos for registration of the word mark 'ASOS' as a Community trade mark.