European Union – Trade marks. The General Court of the European Union allowed the action brought by Kicktipp GmbH (Kicktipp) against the decision of the Second Board of Appeal of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs), relating to opposition proceedings between Società Italiana Calzature Srl and Kicktipp, regarding the application by the latter for registration of a word sign 'kicktipp' as a Community trade mark.