Official Journal of the European Union

C 213/39

Action brought on 20 February 2019 — Pavel v EUIPO — bugatti (B)

(Case T-114/19)

(2019/C 213/41)

Language of the case: English


Applicant: Dan-Gabriel Pavel (Oradea, Romania) (represented by: E. Nedelcu, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: bugatti GmbH (Herford, Germany)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Proprietor of the trade mark at issue: Applicant before the General Court

Trade mark at issue: Application for European Union figurative mark B — European Union trade mark No 13 545 181

Procedure before EUIPO: Cancellation proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 14 December 2018 in related Cases R 49/2018-1 and R 85/2018-1

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision and maintain the trade mark EUTM-013545181 validly registered as it was registered on 05/05/2016 for all the goods and services;

order EUIPO to pay the judicial costs.

Pleas in law

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

Absence of proof concerning the breach of the public interest.