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Case T-366/18: Action brought on 8 June 2018 — Pet King Brands v EUIPO — Virbac (SUIMOX)


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Action brought on 8 June 2018 — Pet King Brands v EUIPO — Virbac (SUIMOX)

(Case T-366/18)

2018/C 276/86Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Pet King Brands, Inc. (Bartlett, Illinois, United States) (represented by: T. Schmidpeter, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Virbac SA (Carros, France)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Applicant of the trade mark at issue: Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal

Trade mark at issue: Application for European Union word mark SUIMOX — Application for registration No 15 039 993

Procedure before EUIPO: Opposition proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 21 March 2018 in Case R 1835/2017-5

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO to pay the costs.

Pleas in law

Infringement of Article 94(1) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council;

Infringement of Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council.