European Union – Trade marks. The General Court of the European Union dismissed the action brought by Ecolab USA, Inc., (Ecolab) against a decision of the Second Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)(OHIM), concerning the international registration designating the European Community of the word mark 'GREASECUTTER' obtained by Ecolab and the refusal of protection of that mark in the European Union.