European Union – Trade marks. The General Court of the European Union dismissed the action brought by Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH (Continental) against a 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 Compagnie générale des établissements Michelin and Continental concerning the application by the latter for registration of a figurative sign 'XKING' as a Community trade mark.