Official Journal of the European Union

C 72/43

Action brought on 28 December 2017 — Negru v EUIPO — Sky (SkyPrivate)

(Case T-837/17)

(2018/C 072/54)

Language in which the application was lodged: Romanian


Applicant: Alexandru Negru (Iaşi, Romania) (represented by: I.-M. Iliescu, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Sky plc (Isleworth, United Kingdom)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Applicant: Applicant

Trade mark at issue: International registration designating the European Union in respect of the figurative mark containing the word element ‘Skyprivate’

Procedure before EUIPO: Opposition proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 12 October 2017 in Case R 349/2017-2

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO to pay the costs.

Plea in law

Infringement of Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation No 207/2009.