European Union – Trade marks. The General Court of the European Union allowed the application by GAT Microencapsulation GmbH (GAT) for annulment of the decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) relating to opposition proceedings between BASF SE and GAT concerning the application by the latter for registration of the word sign 'KARIS' as a Community trade mark.