21.1.2019   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 25/56


Action brought on 20 November 2018 — Conte v EUIPO (CANNABIS STORE AMSTERDAM)

(Case T-683/18)

(2019/C 25/73)

Language of the case: Italian

Parties

Applicant: Santa Conte (Naples, Italy) (represented by: D. Demichelis, E. Ortaglio and G. Iorio Fiorelli, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Trade mark at issue: Application for EU figurative mark CANNABIS STORE AMSTERDAM in the colours black, olive green, light green and white — Application for registration No 16 176 968

Contested decision: Decision of the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 13 August 2018 in Case R 2181/2017-2

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO to pay the costs of the present action, including the costs incurred by the applicant in the proceedings before the examiner and before the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO.

Pleas in law

Infringement of Article 71(1), read in conjunction with Article 95(1), of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council;

Lack of assessment of a fact relevant to registration of the contested mark;

Lack of impartiality and care in the assessment of the meaning of the contested mark and of the perception of that mark on the part of the relevant public;

Infringement of Article 7(1)(f), read in conjunction with Article 7(2), of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council;

Misidentification of the relevant public and of the perception of the contested mark;

Mark not contrary to public policy.