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Document 62016TN0825

Case T-825/16: Action brought on 24 November 2016 — Republic of Cyprus v EUIPO — POCF (Pallas Halloumi)

OJ C 22, 23.1.2017, p. 52–52 (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 22/52

Action brought on 24 November 2016 — Republic of Cyprus v EUIPO — POCF (Pallas Halloumi)

(Case T-825/16)

(2017/C 022/70)

Language in which the application was lodged: English


Applicant: Republic of Cyprus (represented by: S. Malynicz, QC and V. Marsland, Solicitor)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Pancyprian Organisation of Cattle Farmers (POCF) (Latsia, Cyprus)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Applicant: Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal

Trade mark at issue: EU figurative mark containing the word elements ‘Pallas Halloumi’ — Application for registration No 11 180 536

Procedure before EUIPO: Opposition proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 22 September 2016 in Case R 2065/2014-4

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO and the other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal to pay the costs.

Plea in law

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