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Case T-524/18: Action brought on 29 August 2018 — Billa v EUIPO — Boardriders IP Holdings (Billa)

OJ C 399, 5.11.2018, p. 43–43 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 399/43

Action brought on 29 August 2018 — Billa v EUIPO — Boardriders IP Holdings (Billa)

(Case T-524/18)

(2018/C 399/58)

Language of the case: English


Applicant: Billa AG (Wiener Neudorf, Austria) (represented by: J. Rether, M. Kinkeldey, J. Rosenhäger, S. Brandstätter, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Boardriders IP Holdings LLC (Huntington Beach, California, United States)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

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

Trade mark at issue: Application for European Union word mark Billa — Application for registration No 11 592 623

Procedure before EUIPO: Opposition proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 21 June 2018 in Case R 2235/2017-4

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 Articles 8(1)(b), 46 and 71 of Regulation No 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council in connection with Articles 2(2)(i) and 27(2) of Commission Delegated Regulation No 2017/1430.